Perhaps if you're just setting up a wiki for the first time and want to see it running quickly you could try the file based db.  It's a little easier and quicker than the other methods if you just want to see your wiki up and running and try it out.   Read the notes and it will tell you what you need to know about picking where the wiki saves to, and then making sure the apache (or whatever user runs the website) has write permission to that directory.

Joel Schaubert


On 4/4/06, Reini Urban <rurban@x-ray.at> wrote:
If you use a SQL database you have to configure and initialize the database.
There are some README's about that.

In the schemas directory are also upgrade hints for mysql.

2006/4/4, Thomas Haws < tom.haws@gmail.com>:
> I am a bit embarrassed, but my wiki blues turned out to be largely
> self-inflicted.  That said, I am still singing them, though I have made a
> lot of progress.
>
> To begin with, the correct URL is (sorry)
>
>  http://hawsedc.com/phpwiki-1.3.12p2/index.php
>
> That url gives one error that seems to indicate I need to upgrade.
>
> But when I go to:
>
> http://hawsedc.com/phpwiki-1.3.12p2/index.php?action=upgrade
>
> I get a tantalizing view of phpwiki, but it says, "Missing PagePermission:
> change HomePage is disallowed on this wiki for not authenticated user '
> 70.176.232.214' (level: ANON)."
>
> and
>
>
>
> lib/WikiDB/backend/PearDB.php:1027: Error:
> WikiDB_backend_PearDB_mysql: fatal database error
>  DB Error: no such table
>  (INSERT INTO accesslog
> (time_stamp,remote_host,remote_user,request_method,request_line,request_uri,request_args,request_time,status,bytes_sent,referer,agent,request_duration)
> VALUES(1144122753,'ip70-176-232-214.ph.ph.cox.net','-','GET','GET
> /phpwiki-1.3.12p2/index.php?action=upgrade
> HTTP/1.1','/phpwiki-1.3.12p2/index.php?action=upgrade','action=upgrade','03/Apr/2006:23:52:33
> -0400',200,0,'','Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.1)
> Gecko/20060111 Firefox/1.5.0.1','0.327347040176') [nativecode=1146 ** Table
> 'jconstru_phpwiki1.accesslog' doesn't exist])So now I guess I am really
> close, but still broke.  Oh, yeah.

--
Reini Urban
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