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joophilverink

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Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« on: April 17, 2012, 13:07:22 pm »
Hi,

To update VM from 2.0.4 to 2.0.6 I download this ZIP file.
After extracting I find
Com_virtuemart.2.0.6.tar.gz  and
Com_virtuemart.2.0.6_ext_aio.tar.gz 
When I read it correct, it is possible to install a tar file on the same way as a ZIP file.
http://dev.virtuemart.net/projects/virtuemart/wiki/Easy_VirtueMart_2_Install_Instructions
This is not working. It end's in a total with screen.

Regards,  Joop.

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2012, 13:36:11 pm »
"It end's in a total with screen." no idea what you mean there, but .tar.gz is the version I always prefer to use on my servers and works perfectly, as well as being a smaller package size. It also has the advantage that those who have the old PHP5.2.6 versions on their server can install the component (zip does not work properly on that PHP).

The only problem I see is that some people won't be able to unpack the files locally as they don't have WinRar or similar installed.
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joophilverink

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012, 13:54:16 pm »
White screen, sorry.

What to do?


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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2012, 21:12:27 pm »
That suggests an install failure - maybe your server cannot handle tar.gz - it is a standard Linux package, though.

Somebody else had a problem trying to install on local host where they dd not have a suitable unpack program installed.
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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 21:42:42 pm »
Hi Jenkinhill,

same Issue, only for your information. Joomla 2.54 and VM 2.0.4 -> try to install 2.0.6
Server is: Linux version 2.6.28.8-20101130b-iscsi-ntacker-fasync-mremap-amd-sec6-grsec (root@buildd-i386) (gcc version 4.3.2 (Debian 4.3.2-1.1) ) #1 SMP Tue Nov 30 18:27:29 CET 2010.
Of course tar is one standard package of this distribution. If I upload, the *.tar.gz it´s ending in an internal server error.

Thanks for your workaround with winrar.

Update: For all those who are not familiar with winrar, these instructions worked for me-  if you are using a windows system

of course do a backup with ftp or tar with command shell, dump your database

- download and install a testversion of winrar
- extract com_virtuemart.2.0.6_extract_first.zip to your fav harddrive place
- extract both *.tar.gz files inside with winrar to different folders
- then zip the contents of these folders again with windows own zip-functionality
- upload new zip-files with joomlas extension manager


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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2012, 22:53:19 pm »
Installing the new tar.gz files on my localhost xampp (old version 1.7.3) site didn't work for me either. Using 7zip to extract the tar.gz files and repacking them into a zip file worked. Not shure if the problem is a timeout problem something else

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012, 09:58:49 am »
Same problem on windows XAMPP 1.7.7 PHP 5.3.8

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This is not working. It end's in a total with screen.

Got the same blank html page, I was also thinking about a timeout problem

Maybe "max_execution_time" was too short on the php ini (was set to 30s)

I extracted the tar and recompile to zip with 7zip...

 

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2012, 09:39:11 am »
The hosting comp. did change the "standard PHP upload limit"

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Joop.

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2012, 11:26:42 am »
Definatly something wrong I get a white page too - what I have done is installed a older version com_virtuemart.2.0.2_ext_aio.zip which works and tehn I will use the update tool to get the latest version.

Hope this helps others.

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Re: Installing tar.gz or ZIP.
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2012, 11:26:42 am »