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Opened 17 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#913 closed task (fixed)

Rewrite windows installation instructions

Reported by: Jonas Borgström Owned by: Matthew Good
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: general Version: 0.7.1
Severity: normal Keywords: windows install documentation
Cc: Branch:
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Description (last modified by daniel)

TracOnWindows is too complicated. It just got to be possible to describe how to run Trac on windows in less than 34 steps.

The average windows user will probably rather completely convert to Linux than following this long and overly complicated instruction.

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comment:1 by daniel, 17 years ago

Feisty :)

comment:2 by daniel, 17 years ago

Description: modified (diff)

comment:3 by Christian Boos, 16 years ago

Keywords: documentation added

Update: now the installation instructions have 37 steps :)

comment:4 by anonymous, 15 years ago

Looks like mgood and cboos have done a lot of this work for the 0.10 release. See TracOnWindows/Rewrite.

comment:5 by Christian Boos, 15 years ago

Milestone: 0.10.1

Thanks for reminding us about the existence of this ticket. There's still the need to write something about the advanced setups, like using another DatabaseBackend, apache, etc.

comment:6 by Christian Boos, 15 years ago

Matt, OK to promote the rewrite to TracOnWindows itself?

We can still write a TracOnWindows/Advanced later on, with details about alternate frontends and backends.

in reply to:  6 comment:7 by Matthew Good, 15 years ago

Owner: changed from Jonas Borgström to Matthew Good
Status: newassigned

Replying to cboos:

Matt, OK to promote the rewrite to TracOnWindows itself?

I think so. The installation script needs updated to the current release of Trac and probably setuptools too, so I'll try to get that up to date first.

comment:8 by Matthew Good, 15 years ago

Milestone: 0.10.3
Type: defecttask

comment:9 by Christian Boos, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Ok, the TracOnWindows/Rewrite is now simply TracOnWindows. This covers installing Trac 0.10.

The old content of TracOnWindows, that applied to Trac 0.9, can now be found in Trac0.9/TracOnWindows.

Documentation for installing Trac 0.11 on Windows can currently be found in TracOnWindows/Python2.5.

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