[typo] Nubie question

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 11:30:51 EDT 2007

Problems are often in database.yml

This install tutorial is specific to running typo in production mode,
but it covers most of the pitfalls:


On 8/10/07, Matt Filizzi <fizz at beyond.hjsoft.com> wrote:
> So I am considering switching my site over to typo and have set it up
> to test.  After doing that I have encountered a few problems that I
> cannot seem to over come.
> My assumption is that the problems are all caused by the same thing
> (probably something I do not have installed but need).
> First let me say I am testing this on an Ubuntu box.
> I have installed all the dev packages needed to compile the native
> extensions (I believe).  I have also installed gems using the ubuntu
> package (which is version 0.9.0, however I have also updated it to the
> latest version with no change in the results).
> Ruby is 1.8.5 (also from a package).
> So I "gem install typo" and it installs all the required dependencies.
>  once that is done I run "typo install Blog" and it creates all the
> files, however at the end it gives me the message " Running tests.
> This may take a minute or two
>  ***** Tests failed *****
>  ** Please run 'rake test' by hand in your install directory.
>  ** Report problems to the Typo mailing list.
>  ***** Tests failed *****"
> Which is my first clue that something is wrong.
> If I run rake test it fails on about 95% of the tests (that is an
> estimate).  Even given that I try to run it.  It runs fine except for
> when trying to go to http://localhost:4134/admin/content/new which
> gives me  the error no such file to load -- content_state/null, with a
> nice trace.
> I've tried everything I can think of to get this running with no
> success.  Does anyone have any ideas/suggestions?
> When this is all said and done it'll be running on a debian machine,
> however I need to rebuild that box and am unable to test it on that at
> the moment.
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