file upload problem

Posted on 2008-06-12
Last Modified: 2008-06-13
i am tring to upload file to the upload folder but it wont let me

this is the code

$newname = 'upload/'.$name;
if (!file_exists($newname)) {
        //Attempt to move the uploaded file to it's new place
        if ((move_uploaded_file($tmplocation,$newname))) {
           echo "It's done! The file has been saved as: ".$newname;
        } else {
           echo "Error: A problem occurred during file upload!      

i get
Error: A problem occurred during file upload!     i get

i am using windows vista
Question by:mgtm3
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Accepted Solution

hernst42 earned 250 total points
ID: 21770436
what do you get if you add at the bginning of you page and upload again:
ini_set('display_errors', true);

Author Comment

ID: 21770511
i get the same thing
Error: A problem occurred during file upload!    
LVL 48

Expert Comment

ID: 21770551
No php warning error inside you script? Are you sure $tmplocation is a valid file and $newname is a directory where the webserver is able to write to?

Author Comment

ID: 21770604
i am wrking with localhost
i am hosting the files in my pc
and i am sure that $tmplocation have the name of the file
and that where the script is there is a folder named upload

Assisted Solution

webjema earned 250 total points
ID: 21777105
Try to use absolute path in $newname

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