Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of TracEnvironment


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Apr 13, 2010, 3:53:03 AM (10 years ago)
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    12 [wiki:TracAdmin trac-admin] will ask you for the name of the project and the
    13 database connection string (explained below).
     12[wiki:TracAdmin trac-admin] will ask you for the name of the project, the
     13database connection string (explained below), and the type and path to
     14your source code repository.
    1415
    15 ''Note: The user under which the web server runs will require file system write permission to
     16''Note: The web server user will require file system write permission to
    1617the environment directory and all the files inside. Please remember to set
    17 the appropriate permissions. The same applies to the source code repository,
    18 although the user under which Trac runs will only require write access to a Subversion repository created with the BDB file system
    19 ; for other repository types, check the corresponding plugin's documentation.
    20 Also, it seems that project names with spaces can be problematic for authentication (see [trac:#7163]).''
    21 
    22 ''Note: "initenv" when using svn repository does not imply that trac-admin will perform "svnadmin create" for the specified repository path. You need to perform the "svnadmin create" prior to trac-admin initenv if you're creating a new svn repository altogether with a new trac environment, otherwise you will see a message "Warning: couldn't index the repository" when initializing the environment.''
     18the appropriate permissions. The same applies to the Subversion repository
     19Trac is eventually using, although Trac will only require read access as long
     20as you're not using the BDB file system. Also, it seems that project names
     21with spaces can be problematic for authentication (see [trac:#7163]).''
    2322
    2423== Database Connection Strings ==
     
    3130[wiki:TracBackup backed up] together with the rest of the environment.
    3231
    33 === SQLite Connection String ===
    34 The connection string for an SQLite database is:
     32=== Embedded SQLite Connection String ===
     33The connection string for an embedded SQLite database is:
    3534{{{
    3635sqlite:db/trac.db
    3736}}}
    38 where `db/trac.db` is the path to the database file within the Trac environment.
    3937
    4038=== PostgreSQL Connection String ===
     
    9795== Source Code Repository ==
    9896
    99 Since version 0.12, a single Trac environment can be connected to more than one repository. There are many different ways to connect repositories to an environment, see TracRepositoryAdmin. This page also details the various attributes that can be set for a repository (like `type`, `url`, `description`).
     97You'll first have to provide the ''type'' of your repository (e.g. `svn` for Subversion,
     98which is the default), then the ''path'' where the repository is located.
    10099
    101 In Trac 0.12 `trac-admin` no longer asks questions related to repositories. Therefore, by default Trac is not connected to any source code repository, and the ''Browse Source'' toolbar item will not be displayed.
    102 You can also explicitly disable the `trac.versioncontrol.*` components (which are otherwise still loaded)
    103 {{{
    104 [components]
    105 trac.versioncontrol.* = disabled
    106 }}}
     100If you don't want to use Trac with a source code repository, simply leave the ''path'' empty
     101(the ''type'' information doesn't matter, then).
    107102
    108 For some version control systems, it is possible to specify not only the path to the repository,
     103For some systems, it is possible to specify not only the path to the repository,
    109104but also a ''scope'' within the repository. Trac will then only show information
    110105related to the files and changesets below that scope. The Subversion backend for
    111106Trac supports this; for other types, check the corresponding plugin's documentation.
    112107
    113 Example of a configuration for a Subversion repository used as the default repository:
     108Example of a configuration for a Subversion repository:
    114109{{{
    115110[trac]
     
    136131 * `db`
    137132   * `trac.db` - The SQLite database (if you're using SQLite).
    138  * `htdocs` - directory containing web resources, which can be referenced in Genshi templates. '''''(since 0.11)'''''
     133 * `htdocs` - directory containing web resources, which can be referenced in Genshi templates. '''''(0.11 only)'''''
    139134 * `log` - default directory for log files, if logging is turned on and a relative path is given.
    140  * `plugins` - Environment-specific [wiki:TracPlugins plugins] (Python eggs or single file plugins, since [trac:milestone:0.10 0.10])
    141  * `templates` - Custom Genshi environment-specific templates. '''''(since 0.11)'''''
     135 * `plugins` - Environment-specific [wiki:TracPlugins plugins] (Python eggs, since [trac:milestone:0.10 0.10])
     136 * `templates` - Custom Genshi environment-specific templates. '''''(0.11 only)'''''
    142137   * `site.html` - method to customize header, footer, and style, described in TracInterfaceCustomization#SiteAppearance
     138 * ''`templates` - Custom [trac:ClearSilver ClearSilver] environment-specific templates. '''(0.10 only)''' ''
     139   * ''`site_css.cs` - Custom CSS rules.''
     140   * ''`site_footer.cs` - Custom page footer.''
     141   * ''`site_header.cs` - Custom page header.''
     142 * ''`wiki-macros` - Environment-specific [WikiMacros Wiki macros]. '''(0.10 only)''' ''
    143143
    144 '''Caveat:''' ''don't confuse a Trac environment directory with the source code repository directory.''
    145 
    146 This is a common beginners' mistake.
    147 It happens that the structure for a Trac environment is loosely modelled after the Subversion repository directory
    148 structure, but those are two disjoint entities and they are not and ''must not'' be located at the same place.
     144  '''Note: don't confuse a Trac environment directory with the source code repository directory.
     145It happens that the above structure is loosely modelled after the Subversion repository directory
     146structure, but they are not and ''must not'' be located at the same place.'''
    149147
    150148----
    151149See also: TracAdmin, TracBackup, TracIni, TracGuide
    152 

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