[pmwiki-users] upload does not overwrite

Launa Morris natwire76 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 14:45:13 CST 2009

Problem turns out to be browser cache. If I delete all temp files and
cookies the new version shows up.
Is there a way to make the browser always look at the server for uploads?


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 3:01 AM, Jan Erik Moström <lists at mostrom.pp.se>wrote:

> On 28 jan 2009, at 22:41, Launa Morris wrote:
> It has actually had this same problem for weeks. I also noticed that files
>> uploaded after I upgraded last summer are listed under webservd.
> It could be that the web server is running under the "username" webservd
> while you have another username, let's say 'X'. If you log into your account
> and look at the listing (either using the command line or your ftp program)
> you should be able to see some kind of listing that looks something like
> this
> drwxr-xr-x@  1 X  staff     4594 17 Jan 16:10 uploads
> If I add some codes to that to better being able to explain
> -rw-r--r--@  1 X  staff     4594 17 Jan 16:10 logo1.jpg
>  111222333     4  55555          666666666666 777777777
> 7 - the directory name
> 6 - when the directory was created/changed
> 5 - which 'group' the directory belongs to
> 4 - who owns the directory
> 3 - what permissions all users have, in this case 'rx' = read and
>    execute which means that anyone can look into this directory
> 2 - what permissions users belonging to the group have, in this
>    case 'rw' = read, write. All users belonging to this group
>    can look into this directory
> 1 - what permissions the owner have, in this case 'rwx' = read, write
>    and execute. In other words the owner can create files in this
>    directory but no one else
> If it looks like this on your server and the server is set up to run as
> 'webservd' and you have the username 'X' it means that the web server isn't
> allowed to create files in that folder (can't upload). If so, you need to
> arrange so that the web server can write to the directory - the best way to
> do this varies depends on how the server is set up so you better ask the
> people who runs the server. (there is a simple way but it might be unsafe)
>                                        jem
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