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Easy peasy. Untar, overwrite files. Login again. Upgrade complete. That is how I like upgrades to work.
Not much new in this version, but there is a security upgrade, which is what prompted the upgrade.
I am also playing with gallery 2.1 install somewhere. Might be moving to it soon. 2.1 still seems slow to me, and that sucks. I have also figured out how to set it up so the urls match my current install (using the url_rewrite module). That was also a huuuuuge stumbling block. Unfortunately some of the URL's still; aren't to my liking.
Gallery 1.5.3 pictures url: http://www.domain.com/gallery/albumname/MG_8387
Gallery 2.1 url:http://www.domain.com/gallery_2_1/albumname/MG_8387.jpg.html
I want to get rid of the .jpg.html but so far haven't figured that one out.
I was spending some geek time looking through my stats since I hadn't done that in a very long time. I had to update my .htaccess according to the Dreamhost Drupal Docs so I could get access to the stats directory.
After doing this, and looking at the monthly stats I noticed that there were a *lot* of myspace referrals. Checking a few of the links I could see that tons of people were hotlinking one of my pictures.
Quick google search and I found this page: Preventing image hotlinking: An improved tutorial. In the comments there was the exact example of what I was looking for. Copy paste, upload the new .htaccess. Nothing like the taste of sweet success.
I double checked by reloading one of the myspace thieving posts, and there was a missing image. Perfect. Sometime I want to create an image to send to the thieves instead of the blankness they see.
Anonymous comments are disabled for a bit while I ride out a spam storm. Someone thought this would slip past me? Please. Take your childish crap somewhere else, or give up entirely.
Little web site update here. A new bug fix Drupal release was made a while ago, and I finally got around to testing the upgrade, and performing it. muddylaces is now up to v 4.6.5
I really wish there was a version number printed somewhere in the admin interface, so I could easily see what version I am running. I guess that gets a little complicated when talking about CVS versions, and beta code. Still, it would be a nice to have feature.
I have also recently upgraded the gallery software. Not sure if I really like some of the new features, but I'd imagine I will get used to them.
A little housekeeping around the house this morning, and a little housekeeping around the website. Drupal has been upgraded to 4.6.4
These types of announcements are generally just for my benefit, noone elses.