[pmwiki-users] Blank Page

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Aug 21 05:10:20 CDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 10:06:40PM -0400, Vince Sabio wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Newbie (sort of) user here. I'm running pmwiki on a FreeBSD 
> 7.0-RELEASE server, apache 2.2, and just upgraded PHP to version 
> 5.2.6 with pcre support. I also upgraded pmwiki via FreeBSD's ports. 
> Oddly, it did not report which version of pmwiki it was installing.
> I backed up the old wiki and overlaid the new files. Now when I try 
> to load the main wiki page, I just get a blank page. No errors. No 
> clues. Just blank.

It probably has to do with the backtracking limit that was introduced
in PHP 5.2.  Try adding the following line to your local/config.php:

    ini_set('pcre.backtrack_limit', 1000000);


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