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Subject: failed to open stream: Permission denied

P: 118

when i run my code it gives error as

fopen(lib/providers//provider.RVLogic.php): failed to open stream: Permission denied in F:\Facebook\furniture11\Data Mining\public_html\lib\inc\functions.lib.php

Line 673 : trigger_error("Failed to open stream to $filename. Permission denied!", E_USER_ERROR);

could you plz tell the solution for how to avoid that errors


// Define Needed Function
if (!defined('FILE_USE_INCLUDE_PATH'))

if (!defined('LOCK_EX'))
define('LOCK_EX', 2);

if (!defined('FILE_APPEND'))
define('FILE_APPEND', 8);

function file_put_contents($filename, $data, $flags = NULL)
//if(!file_exists($filename)) trigger_error("File $filename doesn't exist!", E_USER_ERROR);

if(!isset($data)) trigger_error("No value provided for required parameter \$data!", E_USER_ERROR);

if(empty($data) && $data != 0) trigger_error("Empty value passed for parameter \$data!", E_USER_ERROR);

if (FALSE === ($fp = @fopen($filename, $flags & FILE_APPEND ? 'a' : 'wb', $flags & FILE_USE_INCLUDE_PATH)))
trigger_error("Failed to open stream to $filename. Permission denied!", E_USER_ERROR);
return FALSE;

if ($flags & LOCK_EX)
if (!flock($fp, LOCK_EX))
trigger_error("Exclusive lock to $file was not obtained!", E_USER_WARNING);

$length = strlen($data);
$bytes = 0;

if (FALSE === ($bytes = @fwrite($fp, $data)))
trigger_error("Failed to write $length bytes to $filename!", E_USER_ERROR);
return FALSE;


if($bytes != $length)
trigger_error("Only $bytes of $length bytes were written to $filename! Possibly out of disk space.", E_USER_WARNING);
return FALSE;

return $bytes;

Jul 4 '08 #1
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You forgot to close the PHP tag: [/PHP]
Jul 4 '08 #2

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Heya, Swethak.

To avoid this error, you have to modify permissions on the directory that will contain the file in question so that it is writeable by the webserver process.
Jul 4 '08 #3

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