[pmwiki-announce] Re: [Pmwiki-users] Bizzare mkdir problem, and solution

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Wed Apr 28 07:26:48 EDT 2004

Fixed, released as 0.6.16. 



On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 12:16:15AM +1200, Donald Gordon wrote:
> Hi
> Running pmwiki on a virtual host, we had some trouble with creating the 
> upload/Group/ directories: when you uploaded an attachment into a group 
> for the first time, you'd see a "cannot access upload/Group/" error, 
> and PmWiki would tell you the standard story about MkDir - and you'd 
> have to FTP in and create the directory yourself.
> I don't know if it's the version of php, something to do with safe 
> mode, or something else, but omitting the trailing slash on the 
> directory name passed to mkdir() seems to make things work.  
> Unfortunately this requires a change to pmwiki.php, so we can't do it 
> as a local customisation:
>   function mkgiddir($dir) {
>     global $ForceMkdir;
> +   $dir = preg_replace("/\\/$/", "", $dir);
>     if (is_dir($dir)) return;
> Alternatively, passing a directory name to mkgiddir() from upload.php 
> without a trailing slash will also work.
> donald
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