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Windows sever Wed, 20 February 2002 02:38
 seang   Messages: 5Registered: February 2002 Location: Australia Karma: 0 Junior Member add to buddy listignore all messages by this user
Like the script very much...

Only thing I noticed was when I tested it on Windows... the install tried to put the unix / at the end of each directory path (and succeeded).

In the GLOBALS.php I had to edit the paths replacing / with \\ and \ with \\ (only in the paths not the URLs of course).

Hope this is of use.....lot less bugs than others I tried!

Regards
Sean
Re: Windows sever [message #643 is a reply to message #638] Wed, 20 February 2002 10:06
 Ilia   Messages: 13241Registered: January 2002 Karma: 0 Senior MemberAdministratorCore Developer add to buddy listignore all messages by this user
 seang wrote on Wed, 20 February 2002 2:38 AM Like the script very much...Only thing I noticed was when I tested it on Windows... the install tried to put the unix / at the end of each directory path (and succeeded).In the GLOBALS.php I had to edit the paths replacing / with \\ and \ with \\ (only in the paths not the URLs of course).Hope this is of use.....lot less bugs than others I tried!RegardsSean

Have you tried putting \\ at the end of the directory path, that should have also worked?

Actually on Windows PHP can use / as well as \\ without a problem. The / may be a little unfamiliar to Windows users, who are used to \, but \ is an escape character, so whenever it is used you must enter it as \\ to avoid problems. So, IMHO it is easier to use /.

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Re: Windows sever [message #645 is a reply to message #643] Wed, 20 February 2002 18:52
 seang   Messages: 5Registered: February 2002 Location: Australia Karma: 0 Junior Member add to buddy listignore all messages by this user
>>Have you tried putting \\ at the end of the directory path,
>>that should have also worked?

Yes that worked well, as I said in my post: "I had to edit the paths replacing / with \\ and \ with \\ (only in the paths not the URLs of course)"

I thin the 'problem' may have been during installation when the path is prefilled with my path eg: E:\www\/....which may have looked at little strange so I edited it to say E:\www\ the end result in the GLOBALs was something like "E:\www\/" wich did not work...howevet manually changing to "E:\\www\\". The double \ as you say to avoid the special character \w and escaping the " with \".

Sean
Re: Windows sever [message #648 is a reply to message #645] Wed, 20 February 2002 21:59
 Ilia   Messages: 13241Registered: January 2002 Karma: 0 Senior MemberAdministratorCore Developer add to buddy listignore all messages by this user
 seang wrote on Wed, 20 February 2002 6:52 PM >>Have you tried putting \\ at the end of the directory path, >>that should have also worked?Yes that worked well, as I said in my post: "I had to edit the paths replacing / with \\ and \ with \\ (only in the paths not the URLs of course)"I thin the 'problem' may have been during installation when the path is prefilled with my path eg: E:\www\/....which may have looked at little strange so I edited it to say E:\www\ the end result in the GLOBALs was something like "E:\www\/" wich did not work...howevet manually changing to "E:\\www\\". The double \ as you say to avoid the special character \w and escaping the " with \".But thanks for you reply.Sean

I see the problem. I'll make sure version 1.2.1, which should be out shortly no longer has that problem.

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