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Problems installing with mysql

asked 2012-04-17 06:29:20 -0600

anonymous user


updated 2012-04-17 06:37:59 -0600

Hi all,

I want to install latest version (7.40) using "mysql"

Why not postgresql? Because my project is using mysql, I want to integrate askbot to it soon

What I did so far?

git clone git:// askbot_deploy
cd askbot_deploy
virtualenv .
python develop
created a database named "askbot"
askbot-setup, and I have answered questions
set DATABASE_ENGINE = mysql, save and exit
python syncdb

--- I got a warning here: (1146, "Table 'askbot.askbot_badgedata' doesn't exist"))

python migrate

--- I got error here:_mysql_exceptions.OperationalError: (1061, "Duplicate key name 'askbot_badgedata_56ae2a2a'")

I have read this thread:

I tried this scenario using InnoDB and MyIsam as default storage engines.

Here are the logs for those operations:

My Question: Is askbot 7.40 broken for MySQL? If so, are there any specific version that I can use with MySQL?

Thanks for making this great project open-source.

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answered 2012-04-17 11:35:15 -0600

The current south version is broken with mysql and adding unique keys, please install south from their repository.

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Em, isn't askbot do pip install from mercury-repo of South? I mean it requires mercury and setuptools-hg in order to install..

Olloff gravatar imageOlloff ( 2012-04-17 11:47:44 -0600 )edit

pip install hg+ or clone it from and then python install

Fitoria gravatar imageFitoria ( 2012-04-17 11:57:34 -0600 )edit

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Asked: 2012-04-17 06:29:20 -0600

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Last updated: Apr 17 '12