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|0016782||phplist application||plugins||public||01-05-13 19:52||03-05-13 01:28|
|Target Version||2.11.10||Fixed in Version||2.11.10|
|Summary||0016782: Update plugin does not overwrite directory|
|Description||When updating a plugin the php rename() function does not appear to reliably overwrite an existing directory. On both linux and windows (WAMP) the rename fails for a directory which already exists, but does replace a file that already exists.|
see file admin/plugins.php line 108
It is not a permissions problem because I can install and remove the plugin, and then install it again.
Possibly need to treat an update as a remove followed by an install to avoid this problem.
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|good you found that|
interesting in a way. Wonder if this is a PHP bug. The docs say on "rename":
Attempts to rename oldname to newname, moving it between directories if necessary. If newname exists, it will be overwritten.
but obviously that was not the case.
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