Help with installation

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Help with installation

Postby Giovanni » Sun Nov 10, 2013 10:25 am

Hi PKP team,

I've just extracted the OJS into my XP Desktop and uploaded via FTP on my server (STRATO). I am trying to see the install screen but the syntax error below hat occurred:

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '=', expecting ')' in /mnt/web4/d1/02/51715402/htdocs/css2/ojs2/plugins/generic/backup/ on line 169

I've checked the Forum and can't find anything relating to this. Any idea?

thanks in advance

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Re: Help with installation

Postby asmecher » Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:35 pm

Hi Giovanni,

There's a patch at that will correct this; it's a mistake in the code that only certain versions of PHP will complain loudly about.

Alec Smecher
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