>On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, ernie c. wrote:
> > All right, I just installed the guestbook script, and while I think I
> > everything set up correctly, I don't get a response back when I submit
> > addguest.html. Instead, the browser just sits there, waiting for a
> > response. It doesn't time out though, I just keeping seeing the mozilla
> > animated icon moving . . .I've had it open for 10 minutes or so
> > and it's still going while I compose this email . . .
> > My original problem was that it couldn't create the lck file in the
> > rewrite_file subroutine. I changed the permissions of the directory
> > installed the guestbook into (./guestbook/, creative isn't it) to 777,
> > that the script/apache could write to it.
> > Looking at the script and directory contents, it appears that the next
> > command, the temp file, is what is the problem. The guestbook.html.lck
> > file is created (0 bytes) but it doesn't appear that there's a
> > guestbook.html.tmp that's created. Anyone out there have any idea why
> > file would not be created and why this might end up causing the
> > I'm getting?
>OK. Almost certainly it is waiting to lock guestbook.html.lck but why it
>is remaining locked for what seems like forever I am not sure. The
>temporary file is created so that the newly created file is not served up
>by the webserver while it is being updated.
>What operating system are you running this on ?
>Jonathan Stowe |
><http://www.gellyfish.com> | This space for rent
I'm running this on Sun OS 5.8.
p.s. wasn't sure if I should copy you or just the list . . . let me know if
you have a preference
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