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Maintenance of the End-user Windows Installer

Table of Contents

  1. ToDo

End-user Instructions: InstallationGuidelines/Windows/User

  • Install py2exe
  • Move all applications, other than admin & eden, out of the applications/ folder
  • Clean the Eden folder (models/, cache, databases, errors, sessions, static/cache, uploads)
  • Clean the admin folder (cache, errors & sessions)
    cd \web2py
    copy applications\eden\static\scripts\tools\ .
    c:\bin\python27\python py2exe
  • Ignore this error unless you are using LDAP:

ERROR:root:missing ldap, try "easy_install python-ldap"

  • Remove unwanted files/folders from dist/applications/eden
    • .git
    • compiled
    • docs
    • languages/* (unused languages)
    • models/ should be copied fresh from templates/ and have the FINISHED_EDITING_CONFIG_FILE line commented and any other settings set (like template)
    • modules/test_utils
    • modules/tests
    • modules/unit_tests
    • modules/
    • private/templates/* (All unused templates)
    • static/scripts/ext/ext-all-debug.js
    • static/scripts/ext/ext-all-debug-w-comments.js
    • static/scripts/gis/GeoExt/.*
    • static/scripts/gis/openlayers/.*
    • static/scripts/tools/compiler.jar
    • static/themes/* (All unused templates, although keep default & bootstrap if using a theme based on that)
    • tests
  • Add missing file & then run the program once
    cd \web2py
    copy splashlogo.gif dist
    cd dist
    # Ignore any NEWINSTALL error, if seen
  • Create as follows:
    default_application = 'eden'
    default_controller = 'default'
    default_function = 'index'
  • Delete sahana-eden-setup.exe in the Web2Py Directory if it exists
  • Download: and copy the unpacked files to your dist dir
  • Download & install:
  • Open NSIS -> Compile NSI scripts -> File -> Load Script -> Select end-user-install.nsi in your dist dir -> OK
  • After a few seconds: The new sahana-eden-setup.exe should be in your dist directory
  • Test it!


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