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Feedback on FileUploadPlugin

-- EdgarKlerks - 08 May 2007

Thank your for contributing this plugin!

Some feedback:

  • I moved it from the TWiki web to the Plugins web
  • Moved and changed the SHORTDESCRIPTION
  • It would be helpful to have a short description with use case
  • How about measuring and documenting the PluginBenchmarks numbers?
  • I added the package form. Please fill in the details.
  • Please package also as a .zip file, the standard for TWiki extensions.

-- PeterThoeny - 08 May 2007

Hee Peter, thanks for your reply. I shall make it an zip file. The benchmark thing is done, but itsn't really informative, because the plugin doesn't do anything on the view side, only when editting.

-- EdgarKlerks - 08 May 2007

Ah, from the description I got the impression that this plugin is for HTML forms embedded in TWiki topics. It would be good to describe the use case / installation to get this functionality in topic edit mode.

-- PeterThoeny - 16 May 2007

Heej Peter,

No that is not the case, but I will in some next release. I coded this for a project, where people had to add a picture and give some description of it. So it was done in edit mode, because this was the most convenient option with the wysiwyg editor. But I think it is quite easy to do so. Because it should be able to work with FormPlugin. - I upload the file in the beforeSaveHandler- But I have to test that first.

I will change the description a bit and after I tested it with FormPlugin, I will comment on that.

-- EdgarKlerks - 19 May 2007

Nopes It doesn't, that is too bad frown

-- EdgarKlerks - 19 May 2007

Edgar, the FileUploadPlugin.txt file is alomost empty (just the installation instructions are in it).

-- CarloSchulz - 31 May 2007

You are right, really strange. I don't get how that happened :? Nevermind, I will fix it. Thank you smile

-- EdgarKlerks - 01 Jun 2007

Hi Edgar, FileUploadPlugin does not work as expected on my TWiki.

Only the filename gets copied to the formfield but no file is attached. I installed both CPAN dependencies and followed the installation instructions. Any ideas what's wrong?

I found this in my apache error log:

[Thu Aug 09 18:32:45 2007] [error] [client]     , referer:
[Thu Aug 09 18:32:45 2007] [error] [client] [Thu Aug  9 18:32:45 2007] save: Use of uninitialized value in join or string at /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8/File/Spec/Unix.pm line 81., referer:
[Thu Aug 09 18:32:45 2007] [error] [client] [Thu Aug  9 18:32:45 2007] save: Use of uninitialized value in join or string at /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8/File/Spec/Unix.pm line 81., referer:
[Thu Aug 09 18:32:45 2007] [error] [client] [Thu Aug  9 18:32:45 2007] save: Use of uninitialized value in join or string at /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8/File/Spec/Unix.pm line 81., referer:

Is this somehow related to FileUploadPlugin?


-- CarloSchulz - 09 Aug 2007

He CarloSchulz, I will look after it smile Maybe something changed in one of the dependencies. Thanks for reporting!

-- EdgarKlerks - 10 Aug 2007

Can you provide me with some information? I would like to know, which twiki version you use and which version of File::Spec, File::Magic and File::Mimeinfo you use. I don't have the same problems with my version, so I would like to test the matter. Thanks in advance.

-- EdgarKlerks - 10 Aug 2007

Thanks for your help Edgar smile

  • TWiki 4.1.2
  • linux, debian

Not 100% sure if I picked up the right ones so I included the path...

  • File::Spec ( /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8/File/Spec.pm/ )
    • $VERSION = '3.25';

  • File::MMagic ( /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/File/MMagic.pm )
    • $VERSION = "1.27";
      (this was somewhere in the code)
    • # $ Id: MMagic.pm 259 2006-05-23 05:55:32Z knok $    
      (this was in the comment section)

  • File::MimeInfo ( /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8/File/MimeInfo.pm )
    • $VERSION = '0.14';

I checked cpan for newer versions - they are all up to date:

cpan> install File::MimeInfo
CPAN: Storable loaded ok
Going to read /root/.cpan/Metadata
  Database was generated on Thu, 09 Aug 2007 09:48:32 GMT
File::MimeInfo is up to date.

cpan> install File::MMagic
File::MMagic is up to date.

cpan> install File::Spec
File::Spec is up to date.

-- CarloSchulz - 10 Aug 2007

I have problems reproducing the problem. I have updated to the same twiki version as you and have updated all mine cpan packages. But I can't trigger it.

Do you use parameters like: maxsize{10M} pattern{/[^ ]+.mp3/} mime_check{rename} Can you post them and can you post the other plugins, which are installed on your twiki? I would be really grateful. Thanks!

Another thing, that can be handy are the relevant logs from your twiki/data directory. You can just send me the relevant lines, that should be sufficient.

-- EdgarKlerks - 12 Aug 2007

I think I found something, Sandbox.pm is using File::Spec. I will keep you updated, if I find the cause. Outside of the Sandbox it will run fine.

-- EdgarKlerks - 13 Aug 2007

The sandbox seems to work too. Don't know what goes wrong. I think I need the extra information (logs, plugins installed etc).

-- EdgarKlerks - 13 Aug 2007

I have pinpointed the place, where it goes wrong. Line 147 of Sandbox.pm, normalizeFilename. Not sure what happens, but I will look tomorrow to it.

-- EdgarKlerks - 13 Aug 2007

Hi Edgar. Just arrived back from the TWikiCommunitySummitRome2007.

Do you know already know what happend? Do you need more info?

-- CarloSchulz - 21 Aug 2007

Hi Carlo, I was having holiday. I hope you enjoyed Rome smile

I hope I found something. Can you try again with the new version?

-- EdgarKlerks - 26 Aug 2007

Late response, but unfortunatelly still not working.

The formfield recieves a value but no file is uploaded:


-- CarloSchulz - 26 Sep 2007

I gave it another try. Different twiki and different error this time: TWikiVMDebianStable.

Can't locate object method "woops" via package "TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core" at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin/Core.pm line 200.
 at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin/Core.pm line 200
   TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core::file_check('TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core=HASH(0x93bbaac)', 'DesignAndConcept', 'WebHome', 'HASH(0x91d21c4)', 20480, 'ibm.css') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin/Core.pm line 93
   TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core::upload_file('TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core=HASH(0x93bbaac)', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="TWikiAdmin" date="1209050201" format=...', 'WebHome', 'DesignAndConcept', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x84080f8)', 'HASH(0x91d21c4)', 'Fh=GLOB(0x83ca2bc)', 'Fh=GLOB(0x83ca2bc)', ...) called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin.pm line 108
   TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::afterSaveHandler('%META:TOPICINFO{author="TWikiAdmin" date="1209050201" format=...', 'WebHome', 'DesignAndConcept', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x84080f8)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugin.pm line 225
   TWiki::Plugin::invoke('TWiki::Plugin=HASH(0x8dc833c)', 'afterSaveHandler', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="TWikiAdmin" date="1209050201" format=...', 'WebHome', 'DesignAndConcept', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x84080f8)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins.pm line 303
   TWiki::Plugins::_dispatch('TWiki::Plugins=HASH(0x8248d30)', 'afterSaveHandler', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="TWikiAdmin" date="1209050201" format=...', 'WebHome', 'DesignAndConcept', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x84080f8)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins.pm line 631
   TWiki::Plugins::afterSaveHandler('TWiki::Plugins=HASH(0x8248d30)', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="TWikiAdmin" date="1209050201" format=...', 'WebHome', 'DesignAndConcept', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x84080f8)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/Store.pm line 863
   TWiki::Store::saveTopic('TWiki::Store=HASH(0x88a0ea0)', 'TWiki::User=HASH(0x8a60700)', 'DesignAndConcept', 'WebHome', 'This, of course, is not the real copy for this advertisement....', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x92316e8)', 'HASH(0x92316d0)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI/Save.pm line 461
   TWiki::UI::Save::__ANON__() called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib///Error.pm line 379
   eval {...} called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib///Error.pm line 371
   Error::subs::try('CODE(0x86271cc)', 'HASH(0x925da24)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI/Save.pm line 469
   TWiki::UI::Save::save('TWiki=HASH(0x814fad4)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI.pm line 109
   TWiki::UI::__ANON__() called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib///Error.pm line 379
   eval {...} called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib///Error.pm line 371
   Error::subs::try('CODE(0x925d658)', 'HASH(0x9231964)') called at /home/httpd/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI.pm line 158
   TWiki::UI::run('CODE(0x82f75e0)') called

-- CarloSchulz - 24 Apr 2008

Thanks, I will look at this plugin again. I am sorry I was busy with other projects

-- EdgarKlerks - 30 Apr 2008

No worries smile

-- CarloSchulz - 05 May 2008

I'm using TWiki 4.2.0 build 16278 (the latest) with ActivePerl 5.8.8 (the latest) and I'm getting the following error when attempting to upload 3 files from within a TWikiForm in my Sandbox web.

Can't locate object method "mime_check" via package "TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core" at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin/Core.pm line 101. at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin/Core.pm line 101 TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core::upload_file('TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::Core=HASH(0x5e120cc)', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="moorej" date="1213875024" format="1.1...', 'SampleApplication1', 'Sandbox', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5e6d71c)', 'HASH(0x522437c)', 'Fh=GLOB(0x59dc450)', 'Fh=GLOB(0x59dc450)', ...) called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins/FileUploadPlugin.pm line 108 TWiki::Plugins::FileUploadPlugin::afterSaveHandler('%META:TOPICINFO{author="moorej" date="1213875024" format="1.1...', 'SampleApplication1', 'Sandbox', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5e6d71c)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugin.pm line 266 TWiki::Plugin::invoke('TWiki::Plugin=HASH(0x5e6de48)', 'afterSaveHandler', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="moorej" date="1213875024" format="1.1...', 'SampleApplication1', 'Sandbox', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5e6d71c)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins.pm line 344 TWiki::Plugins::_dispatch('TWiki::Plugins=HASH(0x5e7ca6c)', 'afterSaveHandler', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="moorej" date="1213875024" format="1.1...', 'SampleApplication1', 'Sandbox', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5e6d71c)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Plugins.pm line 675 TWiki::Plugins::afterSaveHandler('TWiki::Plugins=HASH(0x5e7ca6c)', '%META:TOPICINFO{author="moorej" date="1213875024" format="1.1...', 'SampleApplication1', 'Sandbox', '', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5e6d71c)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/Store.pm line 885 TWiki::Store::saveTopic('TWiki::Store=HASH(0x5f6ee7c)', 'moorej', 'Sandbox', 'SampleApplication1', '---+ Sample Application 1\x{a}', 'TWiki::Meta=HASH(0x5d01098)', 'HASH(0x5881898)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI/Save.pm line 541 TWiki::UI::Save::__ANON__() called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib//Error.pm line 379 eval {...} called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib//Error.pm line 371 Error::subs::try('CODE(0x60b3508)', 'HASH(0x56ea180)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI/Save.pm line 550 TWiki::UI::Save::save('TWiki=HASH(0x63bf68)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI.pm line 159 TWiki::UI::__ANON__() called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib//Error.pm line 379 eval {...} called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/CPAN/lib//Error.pm line 371 Error::subs::try('CODE(0x60bcf7c)', 'HASH(0x6097900)') called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI.pm line 197 TWiki::UI::run('CODE(0x585ada0)', 'save', 1) called at D:/inetpub/appsweb/twiki/bin/save line 32 ModPerl::ROOT::ModPerl::Registry::D_3a_inetpub_appsweb_twiki_bin_save::handler('Apache2::RequestRec=SCALAR(0x5f1dd5c)') called at C:/Perl/site/lib/ModPerl/RegistryCooker.pm line 204 eval {...} called at C:/Perl/site/lib/ModPerl/RegistryCooker.pm line 204 ModPerl::RegistryCooker::run('ModPerl::Registry=HASH(0x5e1d59c)') called at C:/Perl/site/lib/ModPerl/RegistryCooker.pm line 170 ModPerl::RegistryCooker::default_handler('ModPerl::Registry=HASH(0x5e1d59c)') called at C:/Perl/site/lib/ModPerl/Registry.pm line 31 ModPerl::Registry::handler('ModPerl::Registry', 'Apache2::RequestRec=SCALAR(0x5f1dd5c)') called at -e line 0 eval {...} called

-- JamesGMoore - 19 Jun 2008

By the way I previously installed the FileUploadPlugin plugin by unzipping the contents to my TWiki installation folder which is D:\inetpub\appsweb\twiki and then edited the lib\LocalSite.cfg and inserted the following line just before the last line which has a "1;" on it.

$TWiki::cfg{Plugins}{FileUploadPlugin}{MagicFile} = 'C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/conf/magic';

-- JamesGMoore - 19 Jun 2008

I've put more info on my user info, just click my name and read the TWiki Usage section.

-- JamesGMoore - 19 Jun 2008

Dear all I met a problem , while I use "Firefox" as my browser , use FileUploadPlugin to upload File is OK, After that , then click attachment file can open and download.

But when I use "Internet Explorer", in the same way , use FileUploadPlugin to upload File, the file name became "Full-Path Location+Filename"(In "Firefox" situation, attachment file's name just fileName, no append "Full-Path"location), then click this attachment file is fail, error message is "xxxx file does not exist"

any ideas ??

Thanks a lot

-- BretHuang - 23 Sep 2008

The topic page has a spurrious <pre><table cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" border="1" /></pre> tag under the installation instructions that messes up formatting from there to the end of the page. Looks like that needs to be removed and the contents table formatting restored.

-- TimotheLitt - 2010-03-11

I cannot get this to work. My simple form (using TWiki 5.1.1 and <literal>'2fad14e5fc4744820561a15d9ae21819 FileUploadPlugin.tgz'</literal>, looks like the following:

Name Type Size Values Tooltip message Attributes
File file 20   Size less than 20M maxsize{20M} pattern{/\w+.twiki/ig}

Yet, when I run it, I get the File Browser prompt and can select a file, but when I select "foo.twiki", I get: <VERBATIM> File foo.twiki does not match the pattern.





-- KenMiller - 2012-04-13

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