[Pmwiki-users] Re: error -- "Cannot acquire lockfile"
Patrick R. Michaud
Wed Nov 17 08:33:44 CST 2004
On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 11:43:56PM -0800, Steven Leite wrote:
> It could be two things.
> 1) Could be that the file is there, but just hidden. A lot of FTP
> programs don't show files that start with a period. Files like
> .htaccess and .flock won't show up in your ftp program.
Yes, many ftp clients don't display these by default. However, you
can still often remove it by just typing "delete .flock" from the
FTP client's command line.
> 2) Maybe it's the absence of the file that is causing the problem. You
> could try upload the .flock file from the distribution.
The distribution doesn't come with a .flock file -- it's automatically
created by PmWiki whenever it detects that it doesn't exist.
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