Permission Problem

Victor Subervi victorsubervi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 16:07:52 CET 2010


Never mind. I figured out my error.
beno

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Victor Subervi <victorsubervi at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi;
> I encountered and solved this problem before with the help of the list, but
> it's back, and I've reviewed and done everything I was shown to do last
> time, so I'm lost. Here's the script:
>
> #!/usr/bin/python
>
> import cgitb; cgitb.enable()
> import cgi
> import sys,os
> sys.path.append(os.getcwd())
> from login import login
> import MySQLdb
> import re, string
> import fpformat
>
> form = cgi.FieldStorage()
> width = form.getfirst('width')
> lines = '''
> #!/usr/bin/python
>
> return %s''' % width
> f = 'width.py'
> try:
>   os.remove(f)
> except OSError:
>   pass
> f = open(f, 'w')
> f.writelines(lines)
> f.close()
>
> Simple enough. Here's the permissions:
>
> drwxrwxrwx 31 root root   4096 Feb 23 04:57 ..
> -rwxrwxrwx  1 root root    390 Mar  1 05:52 preload.py
>
> All loaded up deliberately to try and get it to work. Here's the error:
>
>  /var/www/html/globalsolutionsgroup.vi/preload.py
>    21 except OSError:
>    22   pass
>    23 f = open(f, 'w')
>    24 f.writelines(lines)
>    25 f.close()
> f = 'width.py', builtin open = <type 'file'>
> IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'width.py'
>       args = (13, 'Permission denied')
>       errno = 13
>       filename = 'width.py'
>       strerror = 'Permission denied'
>
> What'd I do wrong?
> TIA,
> beno
>
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