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Old 24th July 2008, 18:46
hairydog2 hairydog2 is offline
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Exclamation over quota .htpasswd problem

I tried to add a new user to an access-restricted directory today.

I hadn't noticed that this account had gone over quota.

Adding the user failed with an error message that didn't explain what the problem was, but that's not a big deal.

What was more of a problem was that it replaced the .htpasswd file with one of 0 bytes, immediately locking all the current users out.

It would be good to have some checking built in to stop this happening!
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