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README.md

Mephisto

A dead-simple blog engine based on Rails originally developed by Rick Olson and Justin Palmer with contributions from a bunch of wicked cool people. Later on maintained for some time by Eric Kidd. Forked & revived by Sebastian Gräßl

Installation

  1. Clone the repository

    git clone git@github.com:bastilian/mephisto.git
  2. Initialize and update git-submodules, run Bundler in your working copy

    cd mephisto && git submodule init && git submodule update && bundle

  3. Copy the database configuration and adjust it to your liking

    cp config/database.example.yml config/database.yml

  4. Create a database. For example in Mysql:

    mysql -e 'create database mephisto_development'

    Note: adjust database.yml if you use another db

  5. Generate the session key & secret

    bundle exec rake config/initializers/session_store.rb

  6. Bootstrap the database

    bundle exec rake db:bootstrap

  7. Start the server and go to http://localhost:8080/admin, login with admin / testpassword and enjoy!

    bundle exec unicorn

Upgrade Note:

This fork may not be compatible with older/other forks. If you want to upgrade to this fork, be carefull. If you encounter issues do not hesitate to report them

License

Copyright (c) 2005-2008 Rick Olson

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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