[Moin-user] desktop edition mac windows dropbox

R.Bauer rb.proj at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 09:45:48 EDT 2011


a question why don't you configure one of your wikis to be accessible
from all others?

see wikiserverconfig.py

Am 17.07.2011 23:56, schrieb Chris Seidel:
> 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).

I guess the cache files of the pages are incompatible to your different
python versions.

> 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?

I guess this won't help.


> 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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