[Pmwiki-users] Re: Installation of PmWiki in safe mode documentation

Stefan Haslinger stefan.haslinger
Fri Sep 24 14:46:22 CDT 2004

Patrick R. Michaud schrieb:

>On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 02:03:19PM +0200, chr at home.se wrote:
>>What about invoking 'chown' with the recursive option?
>>	cd wikiDir; chown --recursive owner:group .
>>only works for *nix of course. But 'chown' has some other neat options, 
>>e.g. so that it only changes ownership of files that are owned by a 
>>specific user.
>Yes, but most modern versions of chown(1) also prevent a user from
>changing file ownerships to userids outside of the group ownership
>(and the web execution account is rarely in the user's group).  So
>this tends to only work for people with superuser access.
In my case, I have no shell access at all. And safe mode on
prevents me from executing any shell commands. I have
only available the php built-in chmod, which has no
-recursive option.


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