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Host-Europe SSS 2.4.0 and sqlite fails

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Community Member, 24 Posts

10 June 2010 at 10:09pm

I just tried to install SS 2.4.0 with sqlite on host-europe and it fails when creating the database file.
In the initial check, it tries to write to /is/<account-subdir>/www/CMS/assets/DB successfully, but in the installation phase it fails on line 620 on the DB creation
Using .DB is not permitted at host-europe.
Using another location under the tree above (i.e. /is/<account-subdir>/DB) is not accepted by the install routine as well as any other subdirectory other than under /is/<account-subdir>/www/CMS/assets.
I have tried all with chmod 777 without success
Looks to me like an internal php code error

Ciao, Mathias
PS: Switching to MySQL works, so it is an issue with the write access for the sqlite db file


Community Member, 60 Posts

11 June 2010 at 11:36am

Salut gaston,

if you can't move the db file out of reach for browsers and you are not allowed to use foldernames preceeded by dots you might want use a regular foldername and put an .htaccess file into it containing:

deny from all

to protect your database file from unauthorised access. however read/write access to the location of the db file as well as to the file itself must be granted to the the webserver.

line 620 of Database.php is just the command to trigger the error. can you give me the whole backtrace that comes with the error?




Community Member, 24 Posts

12 June 2010 at 9:49pm

Salut Andy,
here the complete protocol of my actions. I removed site specific information anreplaced them with xxxx. This should not have an impact on the error

SilverStripe: 2.4.0
sqlite: sqlite3-trunk-r106099.tar.gz
sqlite renamed to sqlite only (removing the trunk information)
upload to host-europe into directory SStest using filezilla, transfertyp automatic
calling http://www.<domain>.de/SStest
chmod 777 .htaccess in SStest
chmod 777 assets
chmod 777 mysite/_config.php
selecting sqlite database
absolute path:
mkdir .db
error message in install.php:
That username/password doesn't work: Cannot secure path through .htaccess: "/is/htdocs/wp1137769_LAX2FF6GKA/www/SStest/assets/.db"
copying silverstripe root .htaccess file into .db folder
chmod 777 assets/.db/.htaccess
chmod 777 assets/.db
install.php now free of error or warning
starting installation
# Setting up 'mysite/_config.php'...
# Setting up /is/htdocs/wpxxxxxxx_LAX2FF6GKA/www/SStest/mysite/_config.php
# Setting up '.htaccess' file...
# Setting up /is/htdocs/wpxxxxxxx_LAX2FF6GKA/www/SStest/.htaccess
# Building database schema...
[User Error] Couldn't run query: PRAGMA integrity_check | unable to open a temporary database file for storing temporary tables
POST /SStest/install.php

Line 620 in /is/htdocs/wpxxxxxxx_LAX2FF6GKA/www/SStest/sapphire/core/model/Database.php

* Couldn't run query: PRAGMA integrity_check | unable to open a temporary database file for storing temporary tables
Line 620 of Database.php
* SS_Database->databaseError(Couldn't run query: PRAGMA integrity_check | unable to open a temporary database file for storing temporary tables,256)
Line 88 of SQLitePDODatabase.php
* SQLitePDODatabase->query(PRAGMA integrity_check)
Line 362 of SQLite3Database.php
* SQLite3Database->checkAndRepairTable()
Line 279 of SQLite3Database.php
* SQLite3Database->beginSchemaUpdate()
Line 185 of DatabaseAdmin.php
* DatabaseAdmin->doBuild(1)
Line 1028 of install.php
* Installer->install(Array)
Line 193 of install.php

==== phpinfo() output (extract, if you need details, let me know) =====

PHP Version 5.2.12

System    Linux wp102 #1 SMP Sat Aug 15 15:25:21 CEST 2009 i686
Build Date    Feb 9 2010 13:02:09
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PHP API    20041225
PHP Extension    20060613
Zend Extension    220060519
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Zend Memory Manager    enabled
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Registered PHP Streams    https, ftps, compress.zlib, compress.bzip2, php, file, data, http, ftp, zip
Registered Stream Socket Transports    tcp, udp, unix, udg, ssl, sslv3, sslv2, tls
Registered Stream Filters    zlib.*, bzip2.*, string.rot13, string.toupper, string.tolower, string.strip_tags, convert.*, consumed, convert.iconv.*

Suhosin logo This server is protected with the Suhosin Patch 0.9.7
Copyright (c) 2006 Hardened-PHP Project
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error_reporting   6135   6135
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Community Member, 60 Posts

14 June 2010 at 10:31am

Moin Mathias,

some sqlite versions attempt to create a temporary file to store data. What version are you using? The sqlite section of your phpinfo() is missing.

On the command line type "sqlite3" to enter sqlite cli, then try "PRAGMA temp_store;". If it is not set to 2 add the following to your mysite/_config.php

SQLite3Database::$default_pragma['temp_store'] = "MEMORY";

I had to tweak the sqlite3/_config.php for this to work so you have to update your sqlite3 module.

BTW by convention module folders in Silverstripe should be exactly like the module name. For sqlite3 this is "sqlite3" and not "sqlite".

Good luck



Community Member, 24 Posts

15 June 2010 at 6:28pm

Moin, moin, (aus dem Badischen)

I tried the changes but came to the same error, identical messages.
However, after uploading the two _config.php files, I called the site URL http://www.<domain>.de/SStest and got the full working CMS. The sqlite db is created and available and works (I can create pages and change content)
An attempt to rebuild the DB fails: calling http://www.<domain>.de/SStest/dev/build returns

Building Database SS_mysite

Creating database tables
# SQLitePDO Version 3.3.8
# Checking database integrity
Website Error
There has been an error

The website server has not been able to respond to your request.

phpinfo.php info on sqlite:
PDO Driver for SQLite 3.x   enabled
PECL Module version    1.0.1 $Id: pdo_sqlite.c 272374 2008-12-31 11:17:49Z sebastian $
SQLite Library    3.3.8

SQLite support   enabled
PECL Module version    2.0-dev $Id: sqlite.c 289587 2009-10-12 19:04:00Z felipe $
SQLite Library    2.8.17
SQLite Encoding    UTF-8

Directive   Local Value   Master Value
sqlite.assoc_case   0   0

I assume, the error may lie within the SQLite Library version 2.8.17. If that is the case, I have the problem, that this is something I cannot change

Ciao, Mathias


Community Member, 60 Posts

16 June 2010 at 1:22pm

Edited: 16/06/2010 1:25pm

Moin Mathias (sacht man im Badischen auch moin? ;-)

you got the discrete error msg. Can you try http://www.<domain>.de/SStest/dev/build?isDev=1 ? That should give you the chatty version.

The Silverstripe SQLite adapter uses SQLite version 3 only, namely the native PHP SQLite3 class and as a failsafe - like in your case - the PDO implementation in case SQLite3 is not available (commonly PHP versions prior to 5.3).

It looks like your SQLite just doesn't like the integrity check since everything else seems to work. You're almost there, so don't give up. Try the sledgehammer: open the sqlite3/code/SQLite3Database.php, search for the checkAndRepairTable function and add

return true;

as the first line of the function in order to pretend checks have been performed and everything is alright. This is for debugging only. If it fixes the issue I have to find a permanent solution.

Forgive my guessing. Although the SQLite adapter is behaving decently and is passing all UNITtests it is quite new and has not been used in production here at SilverStripe due to the size of projects. So I'm happy to trade my support for your feedback.




Community Member, 24 Posts

16 June 2010 at 8:36pm

Salut Andy,

I recognized that the web server package I use on host-europe is Webpack 2.0 and that 3.0 is avaiolable. So I upgraded to the new package (which is free of charge with host-europe and took 1 hour to complete). I then gave it a fresh try to run Silverstripe on host-europe using the latest sqlite trunk 106420. Now the error is slightly different:

[User Error] Couldn't run query: VACUUM | authorization denied
POST /SStest/install.php

Line 620 in /is/htdocs/wp1137769_LAX2FF6GKA/www/SStest/sapphire/core/model/Database.php

611    /**
612     * Error handler for database errors.
613     * All database errors will call this function to report the error. It isn't a static function;
614     * it will be called on the object itself and as such can be overridden in a subclass.
615     * @todo hook this into a more well-structured error handling system.
616     * @param string $msg The error message.
617     * @param int $errorLevel The level of the error to throw.
618     */
619    function databaseError($msg, $errorLevel = E_USER_ERROR) {
620       user_error($msg, $errorLevel);
621    }
623    /**
624     * Enable supression of database messages.
625     */
626    function quiet() {


* Couldn't run query: VACUUM | authorization denied
Line 620 of Database.php
* SS_Database->databaseError(Couldn't run query: VACUUM | authorization denied,256)
Line 88 of SQLitePDODatabase.php
* SQLitePDODatabase->query(VACUUM)
Line 364 of SQLite3Database.php
* SQLite3Database->checkAndRepairTable()
Line 279 of SQLite3Database.php
* SQLite3Database->beginSchemaUpdate()
Line 185 of DatabaseAdmin.php
* DatabaseAdmin->doBuild(1)
Line 1028 of install.php
* Installer->install(Array)
Line 193 of install.php

looking at /assets/.db/SS_mysite, the file has size 0, permission 644 and owner is nobody/nobody

I am very interested in getting this to work, so if you contact me directly, I can grant you access to the site so that you have a better view. We can then post the solution later on this threat

Ciao, Mathias


Community Member, 60 Posts

17 June 2010 at 9:43am

Hi Mathias,

this last one is easy as. Your hoster doesn't allow for vacuuming. Just add:

SQLite3Database::$vacuum = false;

to your mysite/_config.php. That should be it.



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