[lively-kernel] Local installation of Lively Core from Github: some notes, questions, and errors

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Fri Mar 9 04:27:42 CET 2012

Is there yet no one-click install that leverages seaside for this?


On 3/8/12 7:08 PM, Milan Zimmermann wrote:
> Hi:
> Finally I managed to put together a script that installs a localhost
> based LivelyKernel and LivelyWiki (one flavour of Linux only) - based
> on various previous installs such as Fabian's Lively2 install, the
> LivelyKernel git, this mailing list help etc (thanks!).
> The installer loads all required OS packages (apache, git, nodejs,
> git, svn and dependencies), gets LivelyKernel from the git repo,
> installs all nodejs packages, creates the Apache LK configurations
> including dav-svn and authentication modules, adjusts permissions,
> creates the SVN repo for  LivelyWiki etc etc and starts Apache when
> done. It does give me a working repeatable installation :) It does
> everything automatically, except the last bit of bootstraping
> PartsBin, I could not figure out how to automate that part.
> If it may be of any use to anyone it is attached - but I think the
> most important point it makes, is that Apache installation is the same
> pain as 15 years ago (increased with DAV, and dav-svn  of course), and
> partly for that reason it is hard for a new person not ready to spend
> significant time to go through creating a personal, at the same time
> somewhat world shareable (authentication) LivelyKernel and LivelyWiki.
>   At least for the personal install it will be great to replace the
> need for Apache + dav svn with something simpler (as I think Fabian
> and maybe others are working on. I will check that next :) )
> Thanks for all help along the way here
> Milan
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Milan Zimmermann
> <milan.zimmermann at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Jens Lincke
>> <jens.lincke at hpi.uni-potsdam.de>  wrote:
>>> Hi, Milan
>>> you can always run the bootstrap again, it will just override everything.
>>> If you published your locally changed parts under new names or your own
>>> category, this should be no problem.
>> Great, thanks, that is the piece of knowledge I was looking for at this point.
>>> We work on some mechanism that lets your upload your changes back to
>>> webwerkstatt
>>> and that in the end will give you diffing and merging of parts.
>> Perfect :)
>>> Meanwhile you can always copy your changes files for parts and pages and
>>> commit them
>>> with the svn tools.
>> Thanks Jens!
>> Milan
>>> Best,
>>> Jens
>>> Am 01.03.2012 um 16:47 schrieb Milan Zimmermann:
>>>    Config.rootPath = 'http://lively-kernel.org/repository/webwerkstatt/'
>>>    $world.openPartItem("BootstrapParts", "PartsBin/Tools")
>>> Then, let's say I work for a while. save some things locally, etc,
>>> then decide to get PartsBin *updates* from
>>> http://lively-kernel.org/repository/webwerkstatt/ again.
>>> Is there a way to do that that anyone here uses? [I think it was
>>> answered as negative, but wanted to check, thanks.  (At the same time
>>> it can  likely be done by merging from  a read-only mirror master or
>>> similar but surely must be a pain). Apart from that, is there perhaps
>>> a plan to base the wiki versioning on Git rather then SVN?]
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