[Pmwiki-users] Re: Restore failed after spam attack on wiki.lyx.org
Patrick R. Michaud
Mon Nov 22 09:21:37 CST 2004
> > > 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.
I agree totally -- this is one of the several big reasons I went ahead
and brought phpdiff.php into the distribution. Phpdiff.php should work
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