[pmwiki-users] How to fix broken RSS feed and AllRecentChanges?
nzskiwi at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 15:44:19 CST 2014
You could check the web server log, or better the php log, to see what
errors might be happening under the hood.
As far as upgrading goes, PmWiki is pretty easy and reliable to update. I
find it is really just a matter of copying the new release files over the
It is easy to copy your website (i.e. the root folder pmwiki), do an
upgrade, and test, or backup the pmwiki root folder, do the upgrade, if no
workie restore the original.
On 20 February 2014 09:50, Charles Weir <charles at penrillian.com> wrote:
> Thank you to Patrick and Randy for the suggestions!
> I've got AllRecentChanges back again - great! But I'm still stuck on the
> RSS feed - it seems to be something else. I agree it might help to upgrade
> PMWiki, but I view that with well-learned fear and trepidation. The actual
> problem is an error 500.
> Is there a log somewhere that would tell me what's caused the problem?
> Charless-MacBook-Pro:~ charles$ curl -v
> * About to connect() to apache port 80 (#0)
> * Trying 192.168.57.9...
> * connected
> * Connected to apache (192.168.57.9) port 80 (#0)
> > GET /pmwiki/index.php/Site/AllRecentChanges?action=rss HTTP/1.1
> > User-Agent: curl/7.24.0 (x86_64-apple-darwin12.0) libcurl/7.24.0
> OpenSSL/0.9.8y zlib/1.2.5
> > Host: apache
> > Accept: */*
> * HTTP 1.0, assume close after body
> < HTTP/1.0 500 Internal Server Error
> < Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:35:23 GMT
> < Server: Apache/2.0.50 (Win32) PHP/5.2.5
> < X-Powered-By: PHP/5.2.5
> < Connection: close
> < Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1
> * Closing connection #0
> Charless-MacBook-Pro:~ charles$
> Best regards,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Michaud [mailto:patrick.michaud at gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Patrick R. Michaud
> Sent: 18 February 2014 19:20
> To: Charles Weir
> Cc: pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] How to fix broken RSS feed and
> It's possible that the two problems are related... the AllRecentChanges
> page may have gotten too large for PmWiki to update properly, and the RSS
> feed likes to use (All)RecentChanges to generate its content.
> I suggest shortening (or removing/renaming) the AllRecentChanges page and
> see if it starts working again, then see if the RSS feed comes back.
> On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 12:40:46PM +0000, Charles Weir wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We've got a PmWiki running with internal company information. It's done
> us fine for many years. And the people who set it up have now left. :-(
> I'm a newbie to the working of the wiki, though I know well how to create
> > Alas the RSS all-changes feed stopped working a couple of years back,
> and the AllRecentChanges page has just stopped working.
> > What could be causing this, and how to I go about diagnosing it and
> fixing it?
> > The wiki installation is running version pmwiki-2.2.0-beta54, version
> number 2001954.
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