[ka-Map-users] Has anyone written a installation checker?

Stephen Woodbridge woodbri at swoodbridge.com
Tue Jun 20 11:43:56 EDT 2006

James Tuthill wrote:
> Hi,
> Just been doing my first installation of mapserver, mapscript and 
> ka-maps on our server. I ran into some configuration problems which is 
> retrospective could have been solved by a simple installation checker 
> script.  Running init.php does a similar jobs but isn't quite there... 
> so, I was wondering has anyone made an installation checker before?
> I was planning to start writing a quick one but what do you think?


I think this would be a great idea. I had it in mind to do one, but just 
haven't had time to get to it. Some thing you might want to check and 
report on are:

php modules needed and installed/not installed and version
paths configured and paths that exist and their file permissions
you might want to pull an arbitrary tile as an image to verify that this 

just some food for thought,
  -Steve W

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