[drupal-devel] files folder error

Carl McDade carl_mcdade at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 15 19:45:50 UTC 2005


Yep, this scares the beginners and they will automatically turn to the

Heck, it scares me when I see those bright red areas appear.

Carl McDade

Curtis Nelson wrote:
> Morbus Iff wrote:
>>> 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
>> This would be a bug. Under a suEXEC environment, this is giving 
> everyone 
>> the ability to read or write the directory, when it'd only require 
> 755. 
>> Giving too many permissions is never a good idea.
> Yep.  No need to have this directory around if people aren't using the 
> functionality.  The real error might be that the config display shows a 
> big red warning about not having the files folder setup when that might 
> be your intent.  Perhaps toning down the red warning to just a "No 
> 'files' Folder Set" set would be another option.  No need to worry 
> people when they haven't done anything wrong.
> -Curtis

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