[pmwiki-users] problem with the installation (related to the creation of .flock file by PmWiki)
vadmin at math.uconn.edu
Tue Dec 13 10:52:04 CST 2011
On Dec 13, 2011, at 10:57 AM, Arash Ostadzadeh wrote:
> Thanks for your explanations and sorry for the delay in my response.
> Actually, after much effort, I found out what the problem is! The
> problem is that our admin has mounted the public_html directory of
> users as read only for the webserver machine, so the webserver is not
> actually able to write anything to the wiki.d directory even if I give
> right access to the world. The directory contents can be modified when
> I am on other machines in the network, that's why I can create files,
> delete, etc. but apparently not the web server machine!
> I assume then there is absolutely no way or hack to get pmwiki working
> in this case, right?
> I wish it was easy to add the feature that the .flock file could be
> hosted on a machine other than the webserver itself.
> Anyway, thanks once again for your time and consideration.
> kind regards,
If you can find or arrange or somehow get a file system that the web server can write to, then you can put the entire wiki.d directory there, and add a pointer in your config.php.
It is actually quite common to have the wiki.d directory on a different file system from the other pmwiki files.
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