[Pmwiki-users] PMWiki on hosted web site

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at sci.tamucc.edu
Thu Apr 24 21:52:28 CDT 2003

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Michael Barnes wrote:

> I've been trying to get a web page going with PmWiki.  I've been playing
> with setting it up on my local machine with fair results.  The web site I
> have available is a hosted site, and my only access is via FTP.  I tried
> sending the files there from my local Linux machine and ran into a problem.
> The site I am using apparently does not allow files that begin with a ".",
> like the "/wiki.d/.flock" and the "/.cvsignore" files, and of course
> everything errors out when I try to access the page.
> Any ideas on how to get around this?

Those files don't need to be transferred.  PmWiki will create a new
.flock file on the remote system when it is run, and the .cvsignore
file can be, well, ignored.  :-)


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