[Pmwiki-users] Cannot acquire lockfile

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Thu Dec 2 06:50:29 CST 2004

On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 12:57:18PM +0100, Tom Cato Amundsen wrote:
> > 
> > What's the hosting service being used?  I'm looking for a site that
> > has safe_mode turned on and where I can test/improve PmWiki 2's installation
> > procedure.
> > 
> On surftown.nu when it was not possible to set 2777 permissions, it used
> 777 and created wiki.d manually so it was owned by me and not httpd.
> This did the trick.

Yeah, that seems a bit strange, but hey, it seems to work.  Based on this
I'm likely to have PmWiki respond differently when it detects safe_mode
issues; namely, it'll present a message to the administrator requesting
that the wiki.d/ directory be created manually with 777 permissions.


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