[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #33480: After upgrade to 4.3 unable to update plugins.

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Fri Aug 21 11:42:06 UTC 2015

#33480: After upgrade to 4.3 unable to update plugins.
 Reporter:  jobst            |       Owner:  dd32
     Type:  defect (bug)     |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal           |   Milestone:  4.3.1
Component:  Upgrade/Install  |     Version:  4.3
 Severity:  major            |  Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:  needs-patch      |     Focuses:  administration
Changes (by dd32):

 * owner:   => dd32
 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 In [changeset:"33688"]:
 #!CommitTicketReference repository="" revision="33688"
 WP_Filesystem: SSH2 handler: Remove support for is_writable() via SSH, it
 turns out PHP doesn't verify the writability via SFTP and instead uses a
 comparison based on the current php system process user instead of the ssh
 This fixes the 'The update cannot be installed because we will be unable
 to copy some files.' error encountered during updates by skipping the
 write test completely.

 Props jobst.
 Fixes #33480 for trunk

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/33480#comment:14>
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