[horde] Horde 4.0-RC1

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Sun Mar 27 14:45:20 UTC 2011

On 03/22/2011 08:13 PM, Jan Schneider wrote:
> The Horde Team is pleased to announce the first release candiate of the
> Horde
> Application Framework version 4.0.
> The Horde Application Framework is a flexible, modular, general-purpose web
> application framework written in PHP. It provides an extensive array of
> components that are targeted at the common problems and tasks involved in
> developing modern web applications. It is the basis for a large number of
> production-level web applications, notably the Horde Groupware suites.
> For more
> information on Horde or the Horde Groupware suites, visit
> http://www.horde.org.
> We encourage widespread testing and feedback via the mailing lists or
> our bug
> tracking system. Updated translations are very welcome.
> The installation method for Horde 4 has been changed to use the PEAR
> installer. To prepare your local PEAR installation to install software from
> Horde's PEAR server, run the following commands from the command line:
> pear channel-discover pear.horde.org
> pear install horde/horde_role-beta
> pear run-scripts horde/horde_role
> The last command will ask you for the filessystem location for your Horde
> installation. This should be some path in your web server's document root,
> e.g. /var/www/horde. These commands only need to be run once. You are now
> prepared to install, upgrade and uninstall Horde packages. To install
> the beta
> release of Horde, run the following commands:
> pear install horde/horde-beta
> Just go to the config/ directory of your Horde installation and copy
> conf.php.dist to conf.php:
> cd /var/www/horde/config/
> cp conf.php.dist conf.php
> Then point your browser to the installation location, go to the
> Administration/Configuration screen and start configuring. You probably
> want
> to:
> 1. Configure a real authentication backend!
> 2. Configure a database backend (Horde configuration, Database tab)
> 3. Install the database tables ("Update all DB schemas" button)
> 4. Configure any other applications you installed
> To upgrade from the earlier alpha release, you only have to run:
> pear upgrade -c horde
> Then log in as an administrator and update any outdated configurations and
> database schemas in the configuration interface.
> For more detailed installation and configuration instructions, e.g. how to
> install Horde from PEAR into a location other than the system default,
> please
> see https://github.com/horde/horde/blob/master/horde/docs/INSTALL.
> The major changes compared to the Horde version 4.0-BETA1 are:
> * More refactored library components
> * Updated installation and upgrade instructions
> * Many small bugfixes and improvements
> Please see our issue tracker for a list of open bugs on this release:
> http://bugs.horde.org/query/showstoppers4
> The full list of changes (from version 4.0-BETA1) can be viewed here:
> https://github.com/horde/horde/blob/ed64195b712b362b3b69651cf392c08a5dd01064/horde/docs/CHANGES
> Have fun!
> The Horde Team.

If you have trouble installing because of outdated modules that were 
already installed you need to run this command first.

pear upgrade-all

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