[drupal-devel] files folder error

Carl McDade carl_mcdade at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 15 18:30:22 UTC 2005

IMOP this is not a bug but developer error. All directories the are
created without user input should be set to 777 so that they can be read
and/or deleted.

Or at the very least provide the user with a maintenance PHP file so
they can clean up the mess.

Carl McDade

Morbus Iff wrote:
>> I noticed Drupal 4.6 automatically creates this directory if you 
> don't
>> do so beforehand. That means we're really trying to handle it all
>> transparently...but I was on a shared server once where this would be
>> a problem because the webserver was a different user than I was. An
>> app would create a directory I couldn't delete...done badly I 
> couldn't
> Yes, this is a known bug in Drupal, one which I've
> been tracking. More: http://drupal.org/node/10658

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