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2.0 New Installation Check...

Post by latcarf » Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:37 am

Hi guys,

Congrats and thanks for getting so close to the final release of 2.0!! I've been looking forward to this.

Just for fun I did a fresh install of 2.0b3. The installation check detected write permission problems on a few directories (as I expected it would). I fixed those and continued along with the expert setup OK. Once I hit the "Finish" button it "looks" like it finished OK but there are errors about no write permissions for serendipity_config_local.inc.php. I know this is because the root install directory (serendipity) did not have write access by the web user. No problem, I can fix that but, novice users may not realize this is the problem and there is not a good indication of what's really going on. Just thought you might want to know that...

Thanks again for the upcoming new release and for all your efforts throughout the years!

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Re: 2.0 New Installation Check...

Post by onli » Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:58 pm

Thanks!

So a check whether the web directory itself is writeable seems to be missing?

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Re: 2.0 New Installation Check...

Post by latcarf » Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:16 am

onli wrote:Thanks!

So a check whether the web directory itself is writeable seems to be missing?
Sounds like that's all that's needed!

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Re: 2.0 New Installation Check...

Post by garvinhicking » Tue Sep 09, 2014 3:09 pm

We had it disabled in the code, but I wonder why. It's been like this since 2006 though. :-D

I readded the check for is_writable...
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Re: 2.0 New Installation Check...

Post by latcarf » Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:17 am

It's been like this since 2006 though. :-D
Haha! I just realized I've been using S9Y since 2004 (a decade!). I'm surprised I never noticed it before now. :wink:

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