[Xerte] Re: Problem with installer

Pat @ Pgogy xerte at pgogywebstuff.com
Fri Jan 25 21:01:09 GMT 2013

One of the test scripts is designed to fail, but if you can make /setup better feel free too.

You might also like the dev list as that is more techie

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On 25 Jan 2013, at 15:46, Brian Chivers <brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk> wrote:

> I've just tried to install Xerte toolkit 1.9 onto a freshly setup Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server running the latest mysql / php stack and have run into a problem with the installer php scripts.
> The server has a FQDN of xerte.portsmouth-college.ac.uk and when I run setup/mysql_test.php on the test where it checks connectivity I get this error
> Due to the following error - You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '-college.ac.uk' at line 1 - 1064 we cannot ascertain whether we can create this database
> It would appear that it isn't escaping the FQDN correctly causing the mysql statement to fail.
> If I rename the server to use our secondary domain tpc.ac.uk the installer goes through fine so I know there is nothing wrong with the install.
> I still have the first server so if required I can test altered php files.
> Thanks
> Brian Chivers
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