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Basil Kurian's picture

Working on Lucid too

Working on Lucid too

Basil Kurian's picture

All my testing on Foswiki is over

All my testing on Foswiki is over , i'm marking it as completed . Someone please check the patch

Liraz Siri's picture


Solid patch! Foswiki forked from Twiki a while back. We already have an appliance for Twiki but I believe Foswiki has a future as well so it would be great to support it. I especially like that you've added foswiki's Debian repository to the APT sources rather than downloading the deb and installing it manually. This way updating is much easier. I have only a few relatively minor remarks:

  • If you're installing postfix, it's best to also install webmin-postfix for easier management.
  • foswiki is a Perl app so you probably don't need the PHP dependencies that usually come with LAMP (e.g., libapache2-mod-php5, php5-common, webmin-phpini, etc.)
Basil Kurian's picture

Changes applied

I tested the patch. Working !

Liraz Siri's picture


Excellent. I ran a diff between the two versions and confirmed that the only change was to remove the unnecessary dependencies and add webmin-postfix.
diff a/foswiki/conf b/foswiki/conf
index e623b77..8ea401d 100755
--- a/foswiki/conf
+++ b/foswiki/conf
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ apt-get update
 DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get -y \
     -o DPkg::Options::=--force-confdef \
     -o DPkg::Options::=--force-confold \
-       install apache2 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-common webmin-phpini gnupg post
+       install apache2 gnupg postfix webmin-postfix

 echo "deb http://fosiki.com/Foswiki_debian/ stable main contrib" >>  /etc/apt/s

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