Michael Thomas mockodin at
Wed Feb 17 00:51:22 UTC 2010

Typically the difference between Standard Install (include mysql,
apache, perl, etc..) and Custom Install (pick and choose)

So yes, I would expect those options to some extent or another, either
prompting for their existance and give instructions or to simple do
the install.

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 4:48 PM, Joel Peshkin <bugreport at> wrote:
> The part that hangs me up here is what do we expect a Windows installer to
> do?  Does it need to install Apache and Mysql and ActivState Perl?  Or does
> it presume certain things were previously set up before it is run.
> Would it be reasonable to provide an installer that does the following....
> 1) Checks for perl ... if no Perl ...  pop up instructions to install Perl
> first and quit
> 2) Check for perl modules, if modules are missing, ask PPM to install them.
> 3) Prompt the user for Mysql connection information.  Test the connection,
> if it doesn't work, pop up instructions to install/configure MySQL
> 4) Offer to start a perl-based Webserver for Bugzilla.
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