[Moin-user] Installing moinmoin 1.5.5a as non-root user

Thomas Heller theller at ctypes.org
Mon Oct 30 10:20:00 EST 2006


>> I was trying to install a public moinmoin wiki on a server
>> where I do not have root access.
>> 
>> Apparently this is not possible.

> Yes this is normal.
> I have been dealing with it for a couple of years.
> The functionality of the wiki itself is unaffected.
> 
> But back-ups and upgrades can be quite painful because of it.

I'm curently thinking that running the createinstance.sh not as normal
user but instead as cgi-program through apache.  This should create
*all* the directories and files with the correct owner/group.

Backups and upgrades would probably be have done thought cgi then as well.

Thomas





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