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DO to a problem with php version I was using that disallowed me to run ipb 2.2, My host upgraded the server I was on to 5.2 which allowed me to run ipb, how ever do to other customers sites no longer worker the php version was dropped back down to 5.0.5 which does not allow ipb 2.2 to work with out errors.
So then I told my host I needed php 5.2, they asked if I wanted to be moved so I said yes.
Now I am on a new server that has both php 4 and 5 on it.
How ever in order to using only php 5 which is what I want I have to use the .htaccess and set it to tell the php files to use php 5.
The problem is ocPortal makes its own of that file every time it is installed and I installed it every time a new update comes out and when I am done with a mod and or skin I was testing.
The test site is what gets reinstalled.
How do I stop ocPortal from making a .htaccess files?

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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I'll stop compiling them in, there was no good reason to.


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O thanks. Might even make the file smaller when downloading.

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You seem a bit upset so I will leave you alone.
Can I ask though what was the purpose of having it included?

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There are too many files to manually check that each is meant to be there ;). We assemble releases automatically.


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Ah no worries as long as you have it taken care of I am not worried.
I need to wait for the DNS to take hold before I can do to much with my site any way.

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I found and deleted 2 more of these files in the template.

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wow I am finding them all over the place.

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The .htaccess files outside the root directory do server a purpose. They are an extra layer of security, in case of a vulnerability in accessing secondary PHP files directly.


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ah well it makes those directories think I am using php 4.4.4 and not php 5.2.
well as long as the system works like that I guess I am ok.

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