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Installation of ExcelImportExportPlugin fails

While trying to install ExcelImportExportPlugin via Configuration on a windows XP system the installation stops with following error message:

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Error: Failed to move file 'bin/excel2topics' to F:\foswikibin/excel2topics: No such file or directory

Software error:

Installation terminated at F:/foswiki/lib/Foswiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm line 139.

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Could it be that there is a slash or backslash missing in the path F:\foswiki / bin/excel2topics ?

Without the installation program my skills are not good enough to do it manually. What can i do to fix this problem?

-- LiKneu - 05 Mar 2010

Yes - It's a known bug. See Tasks.Item8483 Relatively simple fix to lib/Foswiki/Configure/UI.pm See http://trac.foswiki.org/changeset/6251 for the change. Delete the line in red, and add the 3 lines in green.

It's actually a difference in Perl implementations - On Windows, the File::Spec function returns the directory without the trailing slash - on other platforms it includes the slash.

-- GeorgeClark - 06 Mar 2010

QuestionForm edit

Subject Using an extension
Extension ExcelImportExportPlugin
Version Foswiki 1.0.9
Status Answered
Topic revision: r2 - 06 Mar 2010, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 09 Jan 2018 - 10:00.

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