Something in the latest Apache …

Something in the latest Apache or PHP releases causes Spackle updates to fail. After much trouble-shooting I tracked it down to the way POST requests were formed by Spackle.
Originally each client would send a request to the server with the POST made up of a complete URL in the POST part, ie.…..

instead of


In, change the following:

echo -n “$server&action=update&data=” > content
echo -n “action=update&data=” > content

Spackle hasn’t working for months because of that. Must contact the author again.

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Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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