Some who attempt to update and activate Shopp 1.2 will run into an error similar to the following:
Warning: error_log() [function.error-log]: open_basedir restriction in effect. >File(/tmp/[sitefinfo]_shopp_debug.log) is not within the allowed path(s): >(/srv:/tmp/upload:/dev/shm:/var/php5/lib/php) in /srv/username/www/[siteinfo]/wp->content/plugins/shopp/core/model/Error.php on line 425
This type of issue is a hosting issue. This is likely to come up when you don’t have permission to access the default temp folder.
Navigate to your WordPress base directory and locate your wp-config.php file. In this, at the bottom, add the following:
Replace the /some/accessible/dir with an appropriate path on your hosting environment that you do have access to.