Subject: Re: [Trac] Webserver can't write to trac.ini

On 5/17/2011 6:53 PM, Dimitri Maziuk wrote:
Hi all,

if someone with wiki edit permissions is reading this, can you please
change TracIni page to read "The trac.ini configuration file *and its
parent directory* should be writable by the web server, ..." --
hopefully it'll save other some poor shmuck a couple of hours of "which
tf part of 'chmod 666' did you not understand" head scratching.

And which part of "this is a wiki" did you not understand? ;-) Only a handful pages are read-only on t.e.o (like the front page WikiStart), for the rest (TracIni included), everybody is happily encouraged to edit and improve the content!

Side note: using the universal edit button makes it easy to notice when one has write permissions on a wiki (not only Trac wikis but most - see

-- Christian

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