[Moin-user] Re: Moin-user digest, Vol 1 #734 - 5 msgs

Nir Soffer nirs at actcom.net.il
Tue May 10 03:18:09 EDT 2005

On 10 May, 2005, at 6:29, moin-user-request at lists.sourceforge.net wrote:

> When I installed MoinMoin, I had set up the file permissions to
> <user>:www in order for MoinMoin to work correctly. I noticed
> however, that all the files that MoinMoin generates (error.log, event-
> log, all the files in "user" directory, etc.) are owned by www:www.
> This does not allow me to either view/edit/delete any of these
> generated files. Is there a way in MoinMoin so that I can tell it to
> generate files that are NOT owned by www:www but rather owned by
> <user>:www (or something else) so that I can edit/view these files.

I think its not possible to save files as another users, as Apache does 
not run as root, and can't change the owner of files.

In my wiki test farm, running Mac OS X 10.3, I set everyting to be 
group writable, and added myself to the www group.

Best Regards,

Nir Soffer

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