[Mediawiki-l] The upload directory (public) is not writable by the webserver
innocentkiller at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 13:07:40 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 5:52 AM, Massimo Canonico <mex at di.unipmn.it> wrote:
> I got this error even if I followed the instruction on
> First of all, that "public" means that wikimedia is expecting to use a
> directory called "public"? I have installed mediawiki from tgz file,
> without change the default values. How is it possible? If it is related
> to images directory, that error messagge should be fixed.
> -- I set"755" for folder images:
> dcs:~/dcs.di.unipmn.it/mex/mediawiki $ ll | grep ima
> drwxr-xr-x 2 mex mex 4096 2010-01-28 11:20 images
> -- I have enabled upload:
> $wgEnableUploads = true;
> -- I have checked Apache aliases
> -- I have checked file_uploads on php.ini
> but still the same error message appear.
> Any suggestion?
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No, it doesn't mean you're supposed to create a directory
named public--we're too paranoid to output the real path,
but nobody's bothered fixing the message to say something
less cryptic. I notice images is owned by mex. Who does
apache run as?
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