gutsy alpha4 drupal5 install
mathiaz at ubuntu.com
Tue Aug 14 18:01:35 UTC 2007
On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 01:03:04PM -0400, Jim Tarvid wrote:
> On 8/14/07, Mathias Gug <mathiaz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > 1) the default drupal install depends on mysql-server running on localhost
> > What would you expect ? A choice of database (mysql or postgresql) ?
> > IIRC Drupal needs a database to run.
> I am content with MySQL as the default database server. Those who
> prefer postgresql are probably up to the task of switching which is
You mentioned that this was a major gotcha. I was wondering why ?
> > > 1) the user must visit http://server_ip/drupal5/install.php to
> > > complete the database initialization
> > > 2) the user must visit http://server_ip/drupal5 to complete drupal installation
> > Could these be moved to the postinst script of the drupal package ? Does
> > it require any input from the user ?
> 1) builds the data base assuming mysql-server is installed on local
> host and requires no input
Do you still need to enter the username, password and database ?
> 2) requires user input and is a good short introduction to Drupal
What kind of input is required ?
> > Which apache2 module should be used instead ? Could this be corrected in
> > the dependency of the package ?
> The default prefork works fine. apache2-mpm-itk is fascinating but a
> project in its own right somewhat in the class of lighttpd.
So the dependency in the drupal package could be updated.
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