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Installation of PWhere

PWhere (PHP Where) is a server application and stores its information on a
database server.  You can use the program on any web server that has
capability to run php scripts.

- Web server with PHP support (Apache recommended)
- MySQL database server

Installation steps:
- rename pwhere-conf.php.txt to pwhere-conf.php
- edit pwhere-conf.php and configure the database connection and the program
  language ("en" or "it")
- copy pwhere.php and pwhere-conf.php to a directory accessible by the web
- create a new database and load pwhere-empy.sql into it
- point your browser to pwhere.php and start using PWhere!

On Windows platform, if you don't have Apache and MySQL installed, you can
download XAMPP http://www.apachefriends.org/.

Installation example on XAMPP for Windows

XAMPP installation path: C:\Program Files\xampp

Start XAMPP by double clicking on
C:\Program Files\xampp\xampp-control

Press on the Start buttons of Apache and MySQL

Rename pwhere-conf.php.txt to pwhere-conf.php
Copy pwhere.php and pwhere-conf.php in C:\Program Files\xampp\htdocs

Start mysql command line:
C:\Program Files\xampp\mysql\bin\mysql -u root

Create the database:

Copy the empty database pwhere-empty.sql in
C:\Program Files\xampp\mysql\bin

Load the empty database
C:\Program Files\xampp\mysql\bin\mysql -u root < pwhere-empty.sql

You can now delete pwhere-empty.sql

PWhere is installed!
Start your browser and point it at http://localhost/pwhere.php

Upgrade steps

You have only one step to perform:
copy the new pwhere.php over the old file.


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