Commit e836309e authored by Jeremy Kerr's avatar Jeremy Kerr
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Add more details to installation procedure

Signed-off-by: default avatarJeremy Kerr <>
parent 810cd7a2
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2. Django setup
At the time of initial release, patchwork depends on a svn version of
django. I've been using svn commit 7854 - but anything after this
point should be fine. If your distribution provides a sufficiently
recent version of django, you can use that; if not, do a:
cd lib/python
svn checkout .
You'll need to customise apps/ to suit your database, and
change the SECRET_KEY variable too. While you're there, change the
following to suit your installation:
You can generate the SECRET_KEY with the following python code:
import string, random
chars = string.letters + string.digits + string.punctuation
print repr("".join([random.choice(chars) for i in range(0,50)]))
Then, get patchwork to create its tables in your configured database:
cd apps/
......@@ -102,7 +117,7 @@ fastcgi:
You'll probably want to do the following:
* Set up your projects
* Configure your website address (in the Sites) section of the admin
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