[Koha] installer database error
asegu at borgtech.ca
Wed Apr 25 06:30:41 NZST 2007
> It means the kohaadmin password hasn't been site correctly. I'm not
> sure whose fault that is. Did the password contain any shell special
> characters (!$ quotes and a few others)? If so, it's the installer
> being broken.
I also experienced problems with installing Koha 2.2.8 last week (FreeBSD
6.2/MySQL 4.1/Perl 5.8). I gave up in the end (I never used anything other
then alphanumeric characters) trying to figure out why the password was
not working. In the end, I made the following changes (oh not so good for
real production environments though!)
Line 1803: I commented it out; system("$mysqldir/bin/mysql '-u$mysqluser'
... so that becomes #system...
After line 1803, I inserted two lines:
This way, the system installed with the mysql 'root' user and the password.
> The installer is currently being rewritten (cue cheers) but I have hit
> a problem that I've yet to email to koha-devel (boo!). While I'm
> writing here: does anyone know a complicated (one with extra modules)
> perl web application with a particularly good installation?
My personal favorite installer for a web based application is for Typo3
(Sorry, not perl - php) ... You copy it to a folder, and the remainder is
done via the web.
You could maybe however consider some way with simple menus, and/or a
chance to review the options given in the end before commiting everything.
As somebody else wrote, I second the idea of being able to stop it with
Looking forward to working more with Koha!
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