[development] Files directory on installation usability fix not quite usable. ; )

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Sat Dec 8 20:01:44 UTC 2007

Because then Drupal requires write access to the entire drupal directory where 
all code is stored.  That's a big red neon "hack me" sign.

On Saturday 08 December 2007, DragonWize wrote:
> Why not just require write permission just as we require write
> permission of settings.php (unless you do it manually). Then use the
> install script to write a files directory. That way there is not a
> file directory in the distro and won't cause any problems with copying
> files over for upgrades.

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