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Method name Description
canChmod Checks if a path's permissions can be changed
setPermissions Chmods files and directories recursivly to given permissions
getPermissions Get the permissions of the file/folder at a give path
check Checks for snooping outside of the file system root
clean Function to strip additional / or \ in a path name
isOwner Method to determine if script owns the path
find Searches the directory paths for a given file.


jimport( 'joomla.filesystem.path' );


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