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An error occurred creating the tables. Error 1101: BLOB/TEXT

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An error occurred creating the tables. Error 1101: BLOB/TEXT

Postby GennadyK » Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:48 am

Hi there,

When I attempt to install OCS, I get the following error message during database creation:

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An error occurred creating the tables. Error 1101: BLOB/TEXT column 'intro' can't have a default value


I have already manually created the database, and checked the "database exists" box... has anyone else encountered this problem?

I am using the following:
PHP Version 5.1.4
Open Conference Systems: Version 1.1.7
mysql-5.0.27-win32
Web: IIS 6.0
Server API CGI/FastCGI
OS: Windows 2003

Thanks for your help!
Gennady
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Postby asmecher » Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:30 am

Hi Gennady,

This appears to be specific to the newest releases of MySQL. Try applying the patch at http://pkp.sfu.ca/ocs/download/blob-defaults.diff and restarting the installation process.

Regards,
Alec Smecher
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