[pmwiki-users] Cookbook Recipe Attachtable problem

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Thu Jul 6 18:24:04 CDT 2017

I've uploaded a fix for this bug, a way to break out of the infinite 

So, no need to set the "easy fix" variable I suggested earlier, unless 
you otherwise need it. BTW what it does is documented here:



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On 2017-07-07 00:35, Monte Padget wrote:
> That worked!
> I was just trying an old version I still had locally and it is working
> there and I have more than 8 pages in the group.
> The infinite loop makes sense, I had set $EnableDiag = 1; and was
> getting a memory error on the server. On my local I was getting a 30
> second timeout.
> Thank you,
> Monte
> ________________________________
> From: pmwiki-users <pmwiki-users-bounces at pmichaud.com> on behalf of
> Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr>
> Sent: Thursday, July 6, 2017 4:21 PM
> To: Pmwiki Users
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] Cookbook Recipe Attachtable problem
> There is an infinite loop somewhere when a markup directive called by
> MarkupToHTML calls MarkupToHTML itself (attachtable.php line 169). To
> the server quickly runs out of memory with a fatal PHP error or a 500
> Internal Server Error, or with 503 Service Unavailable. On production
> servers you may not see the error message but a blank page.
> This fixes it, in config.php, before the "switch" line:
>    $AttachtableProperReferenceLookupMaxPages = 0;
> This way Attachtable will use its own function to search for file 
> links,
> instead of calling MarkupToHTML. This is the default setting if there
> are more than 8 pages in your group. I assume most people have more
> pages and have not noticed the bug.
> Petko

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