[Mediawiki-l] Installing MediaWiki: include errors [Solved]

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at ix.netcom.com
Sat Jan 27 06:50:38 UTC 2007

It sure was simple! I had opened the zip file in Windows and copied and 
pasted rather than extracting. The result was that I lost the file 

What tripped me up was that I interpreted (./includes/WebStart.php) to 
mean a parameter of include rather than a subdirectory of include. BB

Benjamin Barrett wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm following the instructions at 
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Running_MediaWiki_on_Windows#Installing_Apache.2C_PHP_and_MySQL_as_a_Package 
> to install a wiki on my computer and seem to have made it through 
> everything except the very end.
> When I try to access http://localhost/mediawiki/, I get the following 
> error:
> -----
> Warning: main(./includes/WebStart.php): failed to open stream: No such 
> file or directory in C:\OTW\MediaWiki\index.php on line 4
> Fatal error: main(): Failed opening required './includes/WebStart.php' 
> (include_path='.;C:\Program Files\TSW\Apache2\php\pear\pear\') in 
> C:\OTW\MediaWiki\index.php on line 4
> -----
> I've got TSW Control Center working under http://localhost:3000/, and 
> http://localhost/ shows a folder called MediaWiki. When I try to click 
> on the folder I get the same error as above, but the files appear to 
> be there.
> I'm operating on Windows XP. I installed TSW (The Saint WAMP). On my C 
> drive, I set the directory OTW, under which I have the subdirectory 
> MediaWiki, with all 884 files, which seem to have the appropriate 
> files. All the Apache services appear to be working.
> It seems like something simple, but I can't solve it. Can anyone help 
> me with this?
> Best regards
> Benjamin Barrett
> a cyberbreath for language life
> livinglanguages.wordpress.com

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