[pmwiki-users] RE : Cannot make uploads to work
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Wed Aug 2 13:51:27 CDT 2006
On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 06:55:18PM +0200, Olivier Citeau wrote:
> May I have some help on these topic ?
> I could not make the upload feature to work.
> When I click "Upload" button, it works and the it comes back to the
> following page :
When you say "it works" -- do you mean that the file is
correctly uploaded, or... ?
> In UploadsAdmin doc they say "Executing PmWiki with uploads enabled will
> prompt you with the set of steps required to create the uploads
> directory on your server".
> But pmWiki does not prompt me !
It will prompt only if the uploads/ directory doesn't exist. If
the directory exists, then it doesn't need to create it. :-)
> Next I create the "uploads" directory : same behaviour
> If I upload the file with FTP, pmWiki see the file.
> Unix rights of the "uploads" directory is drwx------
> I try to change it, but it is not supported by the ftp server, so I
> cannot change Unix right.
What's the ownership of the uploads/ directory? For that matter,
what's the ownership of the wiki.d/ directory (they should be the same).
> Now, I see that "wiki.d" is set as drwxr-xr-x.
> wiki.d was created by pmwiki, so I can I make pmwiki to prompt me in
> order to create the uploads directory ?
Just remove the existing uploads directory, and then PmWiki will
prompt for its creation. (The prompt may appear at the bottom
of the page, though, instead of the top.)
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