[pmwiki-users] Core Spam Blcok Thoughts
nospam at eton.ca
Thu Apr 20 19:16:48 CDT 2006
At 2006-04-20 01:16 PM -0800, Chris Lott is rumored to have said:
> > The most disastrous thing would be editing Site.Blocklist on the home
> > wiki. That will create a local copy in the home wiki's wiki.d/
> > directory and *none* of the other wikis in the farm will see any
> > future farm-wide updates.
>OUCH. That's no good. what I *actually* setup is: the home wiki's
>site.blocklist is a symlink to the "real" blocklist in my admin/help
>wiki, so editing the site.blocklist in the home wiki can never happen
>(it's not even accessible through the server)... instead one edits the
>blocklist for the help wiki. But that still doesn't help with the real
>problem, which is that as soon as a field has a Site.Blocklist of
>their own they lose all connection with the one in the home wiki...
I have thought of half an answer for you. Still no "unblock". :-(
Edit-protect your current Site.Blocklist page - the one that "fakes"
living in the farm's wikilib.d/. That way, no one in the remaining
wikis can create a local copy of Site.Blocklist.
Tell your wiki admins to add their blocklist items to Main.Blocklist.
Currently the script reads both Site.Blocklist and Main.Blocklist and
Corporate info at http://www.eton.ca/
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