[dancer-users] permission denied when trying to write_file

Gert van Oss gertvanoss at me.com
Tue Mar 4 09:02:15 GMT 2014

Thanks for replying. All works perfect. It was my own fault as somewhere I had used:

    post '/edit/:id' => sub {
        my $filename = "myImages.yml";

as opposed to

    get '/edit/:id' => sub {
        my $filename =
            Dancer::FileUtils::path( setting('appdir'), 'myImages.yml' ) );


On 20 Feb 2014, at 22:52, Maxwell Carey <mcarey at ucar.edu> wrote:

> On 02/20/2014 02:01 PM, Gert van Oss wrote:
>> The small app I was creating works ‘perfect’ locally.
>> A folder is scanned for images. The images are listed and a user then can give tags/description to the images. The updates are stored in a ‘yaml-file’ (for now).
>> When deploying it on a server I get:
>>     [hit #10]request to POST /edit/0 crashed: write_file 'myImages.yml'
>>     - sysopen: Permission denied at...
> Does the user your web server runs as have write permissions for myImages.yml? For example, I use Apache and on my system the Apache user is 'apache', but on some systems it's 'nobody'. For other web servers it's different.
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