• Do not register here on develop.twiki.org, login with your twiki.org account.
• Use View topic Item7848 for generic doc work for TWiki-6.1.1. Use View topic Item7851 for doc work on extensions that are not part of a release. More... Close
• Anything you create or change in standard webs (Main, TWiki, Sandbox etc) will be automatically reverted on every SVN update.
Does this site look broken?. Use the LitterTray web for test cases.

Yet another dependency error in configure

Fetching http://twiki.org/p/pub/Plugins/FindElsewherePlugin/FindElsewherePlugin.tgz...
Unpacking...

Software error:
Compression not available - Install IO::Zlib! at /var/www/twiki/lib/TWiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm line 79
For help, please send mail to the webmaster (kenneth@lavrsen.dk), giving this error message and the time and date of the error. 

How many more dependencies am I going to run into to run configure?

And where are they documented?

The installer in configure is supposed to make life easier for newbie admins when it comes to installing plugins. But if you first have to install I don't know how many CPAN libs then I seriously think TWiki is better off not having this feature.

-- KJL

See my relevant notes at related Item3147

-- PTh

Removed the dependency.

CC

One small little fix missing but I already did it - checking in now.

KJL

Done.

I uninstalled Archive::Tar and tested if things worked. The installer refused to work because EXTENSIONS still had a use Archive::Tar which was no longer used.

By removing this it all works! And it works great. It even downloads zip only manually made extensions now.

This is REALLY REALLY REALLY good. I am impressed. Wow.Wow.!!

I also changed the tools/DEPENDENCIES so that the Archive::Tar warning is soft and does not indicated that the installer will not work without it.

Closing.

Thanks a lot for this great update Crawford.

KJL

ItemTemplate
Summary Configure - install fails with new dependency error
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-4.1, Thu, 09 Nov 2006, build 11947
AppliesTo Engine
Component

Priority Urgent
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins 12203 12205
TargetRelease n/a
Edit | Attach | Watch | Print version | History: r8 < r7 < r6 < r5 < r4 | Backlinks | Raw View | Raw edit | More topic actions
Topic revision: r8 - 2006-12-10 - KennethLavrsen
 
This site is powered by the TWiki collaboration platform Powered by PerlCopyright © 2008-2019 by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback