Bug 591714 - wordpress-mu installer cannot write to /usr/lib/wordpress-mu
wordpress-mu installer cannot write to /usr/lib/wordpress-mu
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wordpress-mu (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bret McMillan
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-12 17:24 EDT by Joel Uckelman
Modified: 2010-12-03 09:45 EST (History)
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Description Joel Uckelman 2010-05-12 17:24:44 EDT
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.

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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...
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