Error: Could not acquire lock (C:/web/albums/albumdb.dat.lock)!
Allow the Gallery .htaccess file to set application specific configuration options for the Gallery application. This is controlled by the webserver owner so it's not always possible for you to change it. The main drawbacks to not having this are that you may not be able to upload files > 2MB (eg, big ZIP files) and you may not be able to use mod_rewrite (see below). Warning!
Apache is not obeying your .htaccess file. Try entering the following into your web server's httpd.conf file:
AllowOverride Options FileInfo
Check to see if your webserver is compiled with mod_rewrite. Mod_rewrite allows the Gallery to use shorter URLs that are easier to read and look nicer when you mail them to your web-challenged relatives. It's not an essential feature. Warning!
Either mod_rewrite is not installed or your .htaccess file is not enabled (see above). Either way, we'll have to use longer URLs in the Gallery. If you want to turn it on I'd suggest that you make sure that your .htaccess file works and then if it still doesn't work you may need to reconfigure and rebuild Apache with this flag:
gemini1325 wrote:does making the variables global reduce perfomance much? (the site will be hosted at a priv. server, i think no more than 1Ghz :-()
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