Changeset 67 for trunk/README


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Apr 24, 2003, 6:54:32 PM (19 years ago)
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kake
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Moved database questions to the top of the list, so they can be next to the dbtype question

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    32 "Skip OpenGuides configuration?"
     32  "Skip OpenGuides configuration?"
    3333
    3434Answer "n" to this question unless you really know what you're doing.
    3535It's mainly there for developers.
    3636
    37 "what type of database do you want the site to run on?  postgres/mysql"
     37
     38  "what type of database do you want the site to run on?  postgres/mysql"
    3839
    3940Answer either "postgres" or "mysql".
    4041
    41 "What do you want the script to be called?"
     42
     43  "What's the name of the database that this site runs on?"
     44  "And the database user that can access that database?"
     45  "And the password that they use to access the database?"
     46
     47You should create (or ask your ISP/sysadmin to create) a Postgres or
     48MySQL database specifically for the use of OpenGuides.  If you have
     49more than one OpenGuides installation, for example if you run guides
     50for more than one city, each installation will need its own database.
     51
     52(TODO - support SQLite as well (requires faffing with install scripts,
     53bit messy but CGI::Wiki already supports this so won't be hard))
     54
     55
     56  "What do you want the script to be called?"
    4257
    4358The default is for the main script to be called "wiki.cgi", but
     
    4661execution of scripts ending in, for example, ".cgi"
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    48 "What directory should I install it in?"
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     64  "What directory should I install it in?"
    4965
    5066You need to pick a directory for the OpenGuides software to be
     
    5571to root under Unix.
    5672
    57 "What URL does the install directory map to?"
     73
     74  "What URL does the install directory map to?"
    5875
    5976Give the full address needed to access the installation directory with
    6077a web browser - for example http://london.openguides.org/cgi-bin/
    6178
    62 "What directory can I use to store indexes in for searching?"
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     80  "What directory can I use to store indexes in for searching?"
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    6482You need a directory to store files used as indexes for the site. The
     
    6886multi-user systems this will just be yourself.
    6987
    70 "What's the URL of the wiki's stylesheet?"
     88
     89  "What's the URL of the wiki's stylesheet?"
    7190
    7291Supplying an answer to this question is optional.  TODO - supply and
    7392optionally install a simple stylesheet with the OpenGuides distribution.
    7493
    75 "What's the name of the database that this site runs on?"
    76 "And the database user that can access that database?"
    77 "And the password that they use to access the database?"
    7894
    79 You should create (or ask your ISP/sysadmin to create) a Postgres or
    80 MySQL database specifically for the use of OpenGuides.  If you have
    81 more than one OpenGuides installation, for example if you run guides
    82 for more than one city, each installation will need its own database.
    83 
    84 TODO - support SQLite as well (requires faffing with install scripts,
    85 bit messy but CGI::Wiki already supports this so won't be hard)
    86 
    87 "What's the wiki called?"
     95  "What's the wiki called?"
    8896
    8997This is a title which will appear at the top of every page.
    9098
    91 "What should the home page of the wiki be called?"
    92 "How would you describe the wiki?"
    93 "What city is the wiki based in?"
    94 "What country is the wiki based in?"
    95 "Contact email address for the wiki admin?"
     99
     100  "What should the home page of the wiki be called?"
     101  "How would you describe the wiki?"
     102  "What city is the wiki based in?"
     103  "What country is the wiki based in?"
     104  "Contact email address for the wiki admin?"
    96105
    97106Self explanatory.
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