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rename file (and file extension) on windows

Posted on 2013-02-06
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using windows 7
wamp

filename is
1
want to rename to
logo.gif


is there a way to do this with a php script
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Giovanni Heward earned 500 total points
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Bear in mind you must release any handles to the file before you can rename it.

<?php
    $fileHand = fopen('1', 'r');
    fclose($fileHand);
    rename( '1', 'logo.gif' );
?>

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Also, PHP will be running as whatever user your web server runs as, so you may need to grant proper permissions on the relevant file/folder to the web server user.
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thanks
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