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From Dave Koelmeyer <>
Subject Re: Roller 5 - uploaded media files not available for selection
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 10:20:22 GMT
On 01/11/12 02:56 AM, David Johnson wrote:
> I haven't seen that behavior. I wonder if it is something specific to Glassfish 3.1.1
and the EclipseLink JPA used in Glassfish. Does this happen for all media types or just PNG?
> - Dave

Hi Dave,

Thanks for the reply - I have tried with JPEG images, and I observe the 
same behaviour. Any ideas about where to start looking for clues?


Dave Koelmeyer

> On Jan 6, 2012, at 1:55 AM, Dave Koelmeyer wrote:
>> On 12/25/11 11:03 PM, Dave Koelmeyer wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I have installed Roller 5.0 on the following platform:
>>> GlassFish 3.1.1
>>> PostgreSQL 8.4
>>> JDK 6u26
>>> In Roller I have created both an admin account and a standard user account, but
otherwise have not performed much else in the way of configuration or customization, aside
from adding the "Lightword" theme.
>>> My issue is that I can apparently upload media files (e.g. PNG images) using
the "Media Files" feature, but uploaded files do not appear as selectable items in the Media
Files view - except after restarting the application server.
>>> For example:
>>> 1) Log into Roller as a standard (i.e. non-admin user)
>>> 2) Click on "Create and Edit" ->  "New Entry", and fill out some blog information
(title, content etc.)
>>> 3) Click on the "Media Files" tab
>>> 4) On the "Actions" area on the right-hand side, click on "Add Media File"
>>> 5) Choose a file to upload (example is a PNG file), and click on "Upload"
>>> 6) Roller reports success:
>>> "Uploaded file(s):
>>> ""
>>> 7) Click on "Return to Media File View"
>>> At this point I would expect to see my file visible for selection here, but I
don't. Flicking the "Sort by" setting across "Name", "Date" and "Type" filters doesn't change
the behaviour. Strangely, if at this point I search for the file (on the right hand side menu)
explicitly for the file type "Image", the image is successfully located and displayed in the
Media Files view.
>>> If I create a new blog entry or edit an existing entry and click on the "Add
Image" link (I have the Xinha editor enabled), the image I have uploaded is not visible in
the "Media File Chooser" window that appears.
>>> As mentioned, if I restart GlassFish, the images are then visible in the Media
File view and available for selection in the "Media File Chooser" window.
>>> Any ideas?
>> Bump - anyone?
>> (and apologies to whoever is moderating this list - I have only just realised that
I have been getting my subscribed email addresses mixed up).
>> Cheers,
>> Dave

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