[pmwiki-users] PmWiki Check Install Tests (was RE: Blocklist Continued)

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Sep 6 10:57:16 CDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 09:00:29AM +0100, stevecrisp at gmail.com wrote:
> 2008/9/6 Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com>
>     It may be that "allow_url_fopen" is disabled for your PHP installation --
>     if so, then the Blocklist code will be unable to automatically
>     download the blocklists.
> Pm, would it be a good idea to create a 'CheckInstall.php' script for PmWiki
> that wiki administrators could run to test the major core PmWiki dependencies
> e.g. read/write acces to certain folders, warn if default passwords are used,
> test for php specifics like 'allow_url_fopen'.  If feel that something like
> this would filter out a lot of first time problems when moving to an ISP.

http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/SiteAnalyzer  does a lot of this
already.  I can add an allow_url_fopen test and other tests, though.


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