[Pmwiki-users] Re: Restore failed after spam attack on wiki.lyx.org
Mon Nov 22 07:34:30 CST 2004
On Mon, 22 Nov 2004, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 22, 2004 at 01:21:40PM +0100, chr at home.se wrote:
> > Here's the error message I got:
> > 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file wiki.d/txteq95Kf.rej
> > Unfortunately I didn't feel I had time to take a copy of the original
> > data, since I wanted to primarily fix the problem.
> > This is however a serious drawback IMO, that the restore operation can
> > fail...
> Yeah, it seems to be an issue with diff(1)/patch(1) not being quite
> as robust as we might like. The phpdiff.php script (distributed since
> 1.0.11, default in PmWiki 2) seems to actually work more reliably.
It really is something that *must* work I think... especially in a
situation like this where a page was attacked by spam.
Christian Ridderstr?m, +46-8-768 39 44 http://www.md.kth.se/~chr
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