[pydotorg-www] disoriented on first visit to site (fwd)

Radomir Dopieralski sheep at sheep.art.pl
Mon Mar 14 16:27:43 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 4:09 PM, David Goodger <goodger at python.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 11:01, Radomir Dopieralski <sheep at sheep.art.pl> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 11:52 AM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> "skip" == skip  <skip at pobox.com> writes:
>>>    skip> I was a bit confused by this guy's note to webmaster.  At first I
>>>    skip> thought he was having PyPI problems, but now I think he's having
>>>    skip> Mailman problems.
>>>    skip> Is there a PyPI developer on the pydotorg(-www)? mailing list who
>>>    skip> can triage in case it is PyPI-related?
>>> After reading his mail again I think maybe he's having wiki issues.  Talk
>>> about a generic problem report.  Reminds me of Julia Sweeney's character
>>> "Pat" on SNL.  You just can't tell!  :-)
>> I looked into the error log for the wiki, and I see a number of entries like:
>> [Mon Mar 14 15:33:01 2011] [error] [client xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] mod_wsgi
>> (pid=13236): Exception occurred processing WSGI script
>> '/data/moin/moin.wsgi'.
>> [Mon Mar 14 15:33:01 2011] [error] [client xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx] IOError:
>> failed to write data
>> Unfortunately there is no full traceback, so it's hard to tell why it
>> is throwing an IOError...
> Might it have to do with the following (from thread "Re:
> [pydotorg-www] Wiki theme enhancements (Re: Upgrades completed)")?
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 10:33, Radomir Dopieralski <sheep at sheep.art.pl> wrote:
>> I also created a new user "moin" and made the moin wsgi process run as
>> it, for clarity.
> Are all the wiki file ownership and permissions set properly for this change?
> In the past, we've seen problems from file ownership/permission issues
> (e.g. not matching the process).

Yes, I have changed the ownership of all wiki files, and I did some
tests on the main, jython and psf wikis -- they all seem to be working
well. I also don't see any additional bad stuff in the web server's
error logs, so I think we are good.

Radomir Dopieralski, http://sheep.art.pl

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