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Foswiki On Windows Installer

I have built a windows installer that installs and configures Apache and Strawberry Perl and Foswiki, resulting in a fully functioning Foswiki on Windows.

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-- SvenDowideit - 10 Jan 2009, Sept 2009

I had two problems using this installer on Windows 7 64-bit.

1) Logging seems to go into the /bin/ directory, which the configure script doesn't like:

{ScriptDir} required use default

Warning: log201102.txt appears to have a suffix (.txt), no script suffix is configured - please check it.

even though it set in LocalSite.cfg appropriately:

$Foswiki::cfg{Log}{Dir} = 'C:/PROGRA~2/Foswiki/Foswiki/working/logs';

2) In configure, in the Web Server Environment, perl seems to be missing:


said to be needed for:

Error: Not installed. for CompareRevisionsAddOn

-- JohnKern - 19 Feb 2011

I installed Foswiki 1.2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and found the same side effects as did JohnKern

-- ElliotFielstein - 14 Dec 2011
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