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Unofficial Installation Guide

This is an unofficial installation guide. It may be outdated or apply only to very specific configurations and versions. The official and maintained installation steps for RT are in the README and UPGRADING documents included in the official .tar.gz packages.

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Debian Lenny Source Install Guide

This guide shows you how to install RT 3.8.x from source using the Debian packages instead of the CPAN modules.

Install the needed Debian packages:

aptitude install \

       gcc \
       make \
       libc6-dev \
       libapache-dbi-perl \
       libapache-session-perl  \
       libcache-simple-timedexpiry-perl \
       libcalendar-simple-perl \
       libcgi-fast-perl \
       libclass-returnvalue-perl \
       libcss-squish-perl \
       libdata-ical-perl \
       libdbix-searchbuilder-perl \
       libemail-address-perl \
       libfcgi-perl \
       libfile-sharedir-perl \
       libfile-spec-perl \
       libfile-temp-perl \
       libgnupg-interface-perl \
       libgraphviz-perl \
       libhook-lexwrap-perl \
       libhtml-format-perl \
       libhtml-mason-perl  \
       libhtml-scrubber-perl  \
       libhtml-tree-perl \
       libhttp-server-simple-perl \
       liblocale-maketext-fuzzy-perl \
       liblocale-maketext-lexicon-perl \
       liblog-dispatch-perl  \
       libmime-tools-perl \
       libmime-types-perl \
       libmodule-versions-report-perl \
       libnet-server-perl \
       libperlio-eol-perl \
       libregexp-common-perl \
       libterm-readkey-perl  \
       libtext-quoted-perl \
       libtext-template-perl \
       libtext-vfile-asdata-perl \
       libtext-wikiformat-perl  \
       libtext-wrapper-perl \
       libtime-modules-perl \
       libtree-simple-perl  \
       libuniversal-require-perl \
       libwww-perl \
       libxml-rss-perl \
       libgd-graph-perl \
       libcgi-pm-perl

Install CPAN modules where Debian packages currently not exist (they will be in squeeze):

cpan[1]> install HTML::RewriteAttributes HTTP::Server::Simple::Mason IPC::Run::SafeHandles

Download and install RT:

wget http://download.bestpractical.com/pub/rt/release/rt-3.8.x.tar.gz

tar xvzf rt-3.8.x.tar.gz
cd rt-3.8.x
./configure \
       --enable-graphviz \
       --enable-gd \
       --disable-gpg \
       --with-web-handler=modperl2 \
       --with-db-rt-user=rt_user \
       --with-db-rt-pass=rt_pass
make testdeps
make install