[thelist] Re: making files 'writable'

Bruce Gilbert webguync at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 16:08:19 CDT 2005

I am on a mac, using fetch. I see where you can change the permission
settings, but when I do I get an error stating:

'server reponse: 'SITE UMASK' not understood.

not sure what this means or how to correct it......I think this is my
problem though :-)

On 7/28/05, April <april at farstrider.org> wrote:
> Try right clicking on each file and look for an option like 
> "permissions" or "chmod".    Give write access to owner and group, and 
> if that doesn't work give write access to public too.
> Bruce Gilbert wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I am trying to run an install on a blogger directory on my server and
> > on the install page it list several files which are 'unwritable'.
> > 
> > the error message continues to say:
> > 
> > 'This will involve chmodding the folders and files with your ftp
> > client ( if you're not using ftp you probally know what do do here ).
> > Permissions should either be 775. If that doesn't work, 777 will.
> > 
> > I am using fetch ftp on the mac. Anyone know how to change the CHMOD
> > and make these files writable?
> > 
> > thanks


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