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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#5783 closed enhancement (fixed)

Unhelpful error message: "If this file were writable you could edit it."

Reported by: markjaquith Owned by: hansengel
Milestone: 2.5 Priority: low
Severity: minor Version: 2.5
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch tested
Focuses: Cc:
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Description

"If this file were writable you could edit it." is unhelpful and not very polite. Error messages should guide users to a solution. This would be a good place for inline help docs. At least a Codex link.

Attachments (2)

5783.betterChmodErr.diff (559 bytes) - added by hansengel 12 years ago.
Enhances the file-is-not-writable error a bit
5783.pluginEditorMsg.diff (565 bytes) - added by hansengel 12 years ago.
Adds the new message for the Plugin Editor too

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Change History (6)

@hansengel
12 years ago

Enhances the file-is-not-writable error a bit

#1 @hansengel
12 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch tested added
  • Milestone changed from 2.6 to 2.5
  • Owner changed from anonymous to hansengel
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#2 @ryan
12 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

(In [6772]) More informative error message when theme files are not writable. Props hansengel. fixes #5783

#3 @hansengel
12 years ago

  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Forgot to patch the Plugin Editor—I'll add another attachment in a second.

@hansengel
12 years ago

Adds the new message for the Plugin Editor too

#4 @ryan
12 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

(In [6832]) More informative error message when plugin files are not writable. Props hansengel. fixes #5783

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