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askbot-setup missing file

asked 2011-10-25 03:48:35 -0600

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updated 2011-10-25 09:20:39 -0600

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I have used askbot-setup to install askbot, but there were no files like, just a folder named 'askbot'. How to solve this problem? Thanks.

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Possibly there is a bug. Could you describe the steps you did in detail? askbot-setup creates the file. There is a template for the in the directory askbot/setup_templates - the template is not usable directly - you need to replace the {{}} variable placeholders with the actual values.

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny  ( 2011-10-25 05:26:01 -0600 )edit

askbot-setup now became more interactive and there are many branches in the code - maybe one of them is broken, but if you hit enter on all answers except the directory name it should work. I do want to fix this asap - will really appreciate if you describe the steps better. Also - we will work on finishing the Chinese translation within two weeks - I would like to hire someone for this task. Know anyone?

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny  ( 2011-10-25 05:56:07 -0600 )edit

I just followed the steps, and entered all answers, but it still did not work. No file :<

jqy3222089's avatar jqy3222089  ( 2011-10-25 07:27:18 -0600 )edit

Did you take code from github or pypi?

Evgeny's avatar Evgeny  ( 2011-10-25 07:27:50 -0600 )edit

I downloaded code from github, and followed the documentation.And also, i could not found any {{}} variable palceholders in the file in setup_templates folder

jqy3222089's avatar jqy3222089  ( 2011-10-25 07:30:47 -0600 )edit

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answered 2011-10-25 09:20:26 -0600

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Fixed in the repository. This bug never made it to pypi, so we don't need to rush a new release for this one.

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