[pmwiki-users] GroupAttributes question.

Stirling Westrup sti at pooq.com
Tue May 9 07:32:43 CDT 2006

Tegan Dowling wrote:
> On 5/9/06, Stirling Westrup <sti at pooq.com> wrote:
>> I'm sure this is a simple question to answer, but I'm currently having
>> no luck finding it on the site. I have a personal site where anyone can
>> read the pages, but there is an admin password set for editing and
>> pretty much every other action. This is configured via the standard
>> local/config.php file.
>> Now, I would like to create a group called Private that can only be read
>> by someone who has entered the admin password (whatever it currently
>> is). I know I can just enter a password in the read field of
>> Private.GroupAttributes, but I don't want to have to remember to re-edit
>> it every time I change the admin password in the config.php file. Is
>> there anything I can enter in a GroupAttributes field to say 'same as
>> the admin password'? If not, is there anything I can put into the
>> config.php file to have the same effect?
> Just put garbage text in for the group's read attribute - then only
> the admin password (whatever it may be at any time) will work.

That might work, but only because of the special features of the admin
password. What if I wanted to do it with the edit password instead?

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