[Koha] Don't pass out bad instructions (was Re: How frequently to run zebra rebuild and what switches)

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 20:15:18 NZST 2013

Hi Magnus

This depends, do you intend to have an "original tarball" installation wiki
If so, will there be one for each stable version of Koha and a version for
each upgrade?



On 22 August 2013 09:42, Magnus Enger <magnus at enger.priv.no> wrote:

> On 22 August 2013 09:04, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What if you want to deviate from what the "packages" installation does?
> > In the open source world, it has been my experience that a "tarball"
> > installation is always preferred, since it allows you install anywhere,
> not
> > just Debian.
> "There is more than one way to do it", sure. And documentation is
> always welcome. But why not put it on the official Koha wiki, where it
> will receive (at least some degree of) peer review, improvements from
> the whole community and a lasting home?
> Having instructions created by individuals littered all over the web
> quickly leads to stale information, people following wrong or outdated
> instructions and in the end getting a bad impression of Koha. So maybe
> you could copy your wiki page over to the official wiki, link to it
> from your wiki, and we can all collaborate to ensure it has maximum
> usefullness?
> Best regards,
> Magnus Enger
> libriotech.no
> PS: The correct name is "Koha", not "KOHA". ;-)
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