[ic] New user - Install questions

Hans-Joachim Leidinger jojo@buchonline.net
Wed, 15 Nov 2000 22:00:28 +0100

Jerry O'Brien wrote:
> Thanks Hans,
> I get no error message from makecat; it just stops, and I'm sure it hasn't
> completed the catalog install. What file could I post here to show what has
> been done and what has not? makecat.cfg?
> OK, I fixed some user/permission things - ie: started running as "interch"
> (instead of root) and fixed permissions so 'interch' can write in
> /usr/local/interchange and in the catalog directory tree.
> Now the daemon starts OK...
> Still bad links to the customer and admin areas out of the sample catalog.
> It is trying to go to /cgi-bin/index.html, and /cgi-bin/admin/index.html,
> respectively (which seems right), but makecat placed a file in my cgi-bin
> called cgi-bin and that's it - no index, and no admin directory. Should I
> re-run makecat, or go patch it up manually?
> Jerry

Hmmm...this can happen, if you answered some questions of makecat wrong.
I've gotten this behavior too.
It seems to me, to try to install the catalog into the cgi-bin
directory. Is this right?

Joachim (this is my call name :-) )

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