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RE: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Microsoft and Exam Boards and the OFT
  • From: Chris Puttick <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 07:12:37 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <03Jul15.080650bst.119052@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
For reference, our experience of installing Moodle on SuSE 8.2 Pro was one
of astonished ease, with the only problem being the difference between how
newer versions of PHP communicate with Postgre compared with the documented
method. 10 minutes from end to end on a "live" server.

-----Original Message-----
From: MJ Ray
To: suse-linux-uk-schools@xxxxxxxx
Sent: 7/15/03 1:21 AM
Subject: Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Microsoft and Exam Boards and the OFT

Paul Taylor <pault@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> BTW I managed to get Moodle to work on SuSE 8.2 by uninstalling apache
and php
> (the SuSE compiled rpms) and installing versions from tarballs with
the
> appropriate options.

Thanks for mentioning it here so that the archives should be able to
help
future searchers.

> I could not get php working with apache (in the way
> needed for Moodle) as it was shipped with 8.2.

Really? Time for a bug report to them?

> This in itself can be complicated but this time was quite easy.
> However, I can't see many people pouring through 800 page tomes to
> find the answers.

No, indeed, and they shouldn't need to.

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