[Mediawiki-l] The upload directory (public) is not writable by the webserver

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 23:01:12 UTC 2010

Massimo Canonico wrote:
> On 01/28/2010 11:52 AM, Massimo Canonico wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I got this error even if I followed the instruction on
>> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Upload
>> 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

>> Any suggestion?
>> Thanks,
>>   Massimo
> The user who run apache is "apache".
> M

So php is trying to write as user apache but only user mex can write there?
Change the permissions to fix that.

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