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Bug 591714 - wordpress-mu installer cannot write to /usr/lib/wordpress-mu
Summary: wordpress-mu installer cannot write to /usr/lib/wordpress-mu
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wordpress-mu
Version: 12
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bret McMillan
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-12 21:24 UTC by Joel Uckelman
Modified: 2010-12-03 14:45 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-12-03 14:45:39 UTC
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Description Joel Uckelman 2010-05-12 21:24:44 UTC
Description of problem:

The instructions for installing wordpress-mu say to make /usr/lib/wordpress-mu either (1) owned by apache or (2) world-writable during installation. Even after doing both, wordpress-mu still won't recognize that it has write access there.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install wordpress-mu
2. Browse to /wordpress-mu/.
3. chmod 777 /usr/lib/wordpress-mu /usr/lib/wordpress-mu/wp-content
4. chown apache.apache /usr/lib/wordpress-mu /usr/lib/wordpress-mu/wp-content
5. Reload /wordpress-mu/.
Actual results:

WP still tells me to make /usr/lib/wordpress-mu world-writable.

Expected results:

Should be able to continue with installation.

Additional info:

SELinux is turned on---which I suspect might be part of the problem---but I don't see any access being rejected in the logs...

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2010-11-03 14:59:08 UTC
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