[Pmwiki-users] Need a little help with X-Gallery

Kevin Koym kkoym
Thu Sep 16 22:53:03 CDT 2004


When I was using a similar provider / situation- I changed my chmod to 
chmod 2755...  I can not remember how exactly they had apache set up... 
but this mask worked for me (I assume that they had apache executing the 
files as me, and that allowed pmwiki to do what it needed). 

Hope that helps.


Bruce Fihe wrote:

> Most important, thanks to Patrick for creating such a great tool and 
> allowing us all to use it.
> I am in the process of bring up two wikis, one for work, one for home 
> and family. The work wiki is read password protected because we are 
> using it for communications between software developers, testers and 
> clients all offset by about 8 time zones. The family site is wide open 
> with only an upload password.
> <>  <>I love the cookbook concept and have been on a recipe-a-day 
> program to add features to both sites. Started out with Arndis' skins, 
> and keep adding features. <> 
> Both sites share some similarities, primarily they are hosted by a 
> commercial provider and I only have FTP access to them. However, there 
> are clearly differences between the setup at these hosts. The first 
> thing I noticed is that the history did not function properly on my 
> home site. Turned out that this provider runs PHP in safe move. Thanks 
> to Nils Knappmeier's PHPDiffEngine, I was able to get around that. <> 
> So here's the problem I have not been able to solve. On my home site I 
> have added X-Gallery of the family can upload pictures. Thanks, Steven 
> Leite! After everything was installed as directed, I got a PmWiki 
> error message, stating that the uploaded file could not be moved into 
> the target directory. It took a while, but I eventually figured out 
> that the created directory did not have the proper permissions. It did 
> not have GID set. I tried to go in with SmartFTP and set the 
> permissions to 2777, but got an operation not permitted response. <> 
> Well, I'm not easily discouraged. I found that using SmartFTP, I could 
> delete the directory create a new directory of the same name, then set 
> 2777. Now the uploads work, but every time the page was refreshed, the 
> thumbnails were regenerated. Yep, wrong directory permissions again, 
> same solution. <> 
> So I have a workaround, but I would really like my users to be able to 
> create their own pages, then upload to them without my intervention. 
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. <> 
> Bruce
>Bruce Fihe
>441 Ranchitos del Sol
>Aptos, CA 95003
>bruce at aftonranch.net
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