I have some php scripts that dump certain data to disk so that a user can later, optionally, download them. This worked fine on my local development machine but is not working on my DigitalOcean droplet.
Boiled down, the code looks like
<?php file_put_contents("./onedot.txt" , "?"); file_put_contents("../twodots.txt" , "?"); file_put_contents("./pro/dotslashpro.txt" , "?"); file_put_contents("/slash.txt" , "?"); echo 'tried it'; ?>
The code runs but none of these files get created
an alternate implementation based around fopen() and write() resulted in a “can’t open file” error.
I presume there is some setting in Apache or in Debian that I need to change. Any suggestions?
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