HOW TO - Testlink installation on OSX.

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HOW TO - Testlink installation on OSX.

Postby dnozay » Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:00 pm

Note: YMMV

1. Get the code

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cd /Users/damien/Work/
# git clone
# ... I may have custom changes so I use my fork
git clone

2. allow write access to _www user

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chmod a+w gui/templates_c/ logs/ upload_area/

3. create a

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sed -i -e '/?>/c \
$tlCfg->log_path = '\''/Users/damien/Work/testlink-code/logs/'\''; /* unix example */\
$tlCfg->attachments->repository->path = '\''/Users/damien/Work/testlink-code/upload_area/'\'';  /* unix example */\

4. edit /etc/apache2/httpd.conf as necessary

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LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/

5. create the correct link in /Library/WebServer and restart apache

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sudo ln -s /Users/damien/Work/testlink-code /Library/WebServer/Documents
sudo apachectl restart

6. go to http://localhost/testlink-code/install/ and proceed with the instructions.
please note that you need to use instead of localhost for the DB configuration: ... cket-error

7. edit for your correct SMTP settings
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