[pmwiki-users] PMWiki newbie question

H. Fox haganfox at users.sourceforge.net
Sat May 6 21:59:39 CDT 2006

On 5/6/06, mike moller <mike.moller at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm a real newbie at PMWiki but long IT experience who needs to get on top
> of PHP
> Thus far I've got the 2.1.5 distribution up locally using the localhost
> server thing - all goes well, evaluated PMWiki sufficiently to convice me to
> use it for a replacement for my present website and learning heaps from the
> documentation
> Last night put the distro up on my webhost's server (apache et al I think)
> and basically it's running
> www.lallybroch.co.nz/pmwiki/pmwiki.php but I have an error
> with the  wiki.d/.flock  which is killing editing etc
> I've got to talk to the webhost support on Monday about some lost password
> issues etc (main site has been running for several years so I haven't needed
> these things and things go missing :-)  The looking around I've been able to
> do suggests that he has the display the "." files suppressed so I can't see
> what the access settings are at present or indeed whether the .flock and
> other "."s have actually been loaded to the server
> I could use some pointers on what I should be looking for to get past this
> impasse and suggestion on any PMWiki specific things I should be talking to
> the webhost people about

Try this:

0) Make sure you have a backup.
1) Rename wiki.d/ to wiki.d-old/
2) Visit your site.
3) Create a new wiki.d/ as instructed.
4) Move your wiki page files from wiki.d-old/ to the new wiki.d/
5) Delete wiki.d-old/


> Thank you
> --
>  Mike Moller
> Lallybroch Alpacas
> New Zealand
> www.lallybroch.co.nz

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