[Moin-user] desktop edition mac windows dropbox

David Priest david at davidpriest.ca
Mon Jul 18 00:58:13 EDT 2011

How about using a git backend?

On 2011-07-17, at 2:56 PM, "Chris Seidel" <seidel at phaget4.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'd like to install the desktop edition on several computers, but put
> the wiki folder (with data and overlay dirs) on dropbox, so that
> whatever computer I'm on at a given time I can edit pages and they'll
> get updated for all my desktop instances. Over the course of a day I use
> 4 or 5 computers that are mixed between mac, windows, and linux. I first
> installed the wiki on windows and made some pages. But when I try to use
> it from a mac, python quits with a segmentation fault. I can install the
> wiki stand alone on the mac (and have been using a separate desktop
> instance for years).
> So my question is: given that dropbox is a shared point between
> platforms, is it possible to have two desktop instances of moinmoin (one
> on windows, one on mac) write to a common data directory? Does python
> write files identically on both platforms? Is there some obvious reason
> why mac moinmoin crashes if reading a windows-written data directory?
> Of course I'm not expecting each instance to be able to write
> simultaneously - as I only use one computer at a time.
> Does anyone use moinmoin via dropbox across several platforms?
> -Chris
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