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Mar 11, 2007

What is this about? If I ssh to my server and look at php.ini I see this:

; open_basedir, if set, limits all file operations to the defineddirectory
; and below. This directive makes most sense if used in a per-directory
; or per-virtualhost web server configuration file. This directive is
; *NOT* affected by whether Safe Mode is turned On or Off.
; open_basedir =


but on the site I'm getting this error:

Warning: main(): open_basedir restriction in effect.....

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