[wp-hackers] Upgrade instructions fatally flawed for Mac
viper at viper007bond.com
Tue Jan 16 15:28:30 GMT 2007
You need a better FTP client then...
On 1/16/07, Elliotte Harold <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> Robert Deaton wrote:
> > Your themes, images, etc. should all be named differently than the
> > default. I don't think the fact that the default theme should not be
> > edited in place is something that is stressed enough. If people were
> > to abide by this, nothing of importance would be overridden.
> That's not true. Uploading wp-content erases everything in wp-content,
> including files that are not replaced; at least on the mac. That's the
> > Also, not
> > uploading wp-content at all is a rather poor idea, imho, because no
> > new themes in future versions and such, or no new default plugins,
> > etc. etc. would make it into upgraded sites
> This is why the user-supplied files shoudl be more cleanly separated
> from the system files.
> Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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