Wiki and file uploads
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(12-07-2020, 10:45 AM)Arwen Wrote: Long time ago, upload FTP sites used to implement a blind world writable directory. That usually stopped people. But in other cases, further security was used. A cronjob, (or daemon), would wait for the file to be finished uploading, then move it to another place. If it was SPAM, it could be erased. If it was someones attempt to use the FTP site as storage, they would be disappointed as the file disappeared very quickly.

Furthermore, the upload directory on FTP sites would almost always be configured to return zero files in it, and to deny any downloads for successfully guessed filenames.  That pretty much made the abuse impossible.

(12-08-2020, 11:18 PM)tllim Wrote:
(12-06-2020, 08:05 AM)dsimic Wrote: I've already included external links to those PDF files in the wiki, so this is not a blocker, but having them "cached" would be a nicer option.

I suppose that using files.pine64.org, which I see used a lot, is out of question?

You can email the PDF files to info@pine64.org and info team will upload to file server.

Thank you very much!  That works for me, I'll wait until I make a "collection" of PDF files to be uploaded, and then I'll send them all at once.


Messages In This Thread
Wiki and file uploads - by dsimic - 12-04-2020, 07:23 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by evilbunny - 12-05-2020, 04:13 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by dsimic - 12-06-2020, 06:53 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by evilbunny - 12-06-2020, 07:55 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by dsimic - 12-06-2020, 08:05 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by Arwen - 12-07-2020, 10:45 AM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by tllim - 12-08-2020, 11:18 PM
RE: Wiki and file uploads - by dsimic - 12-16-2020, 08:46 AM

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