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Update for release, and minor changes.

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I N T E R C H A N G E
-Interchange 4.9.9
+Interchange 5.0.0
Copyright (C) 2002-2003 Interchange Development Group
Copyright (C) 1996-2002 Red Hat, Inc.
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ See the file LICENSE for redistribution terms.
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-Interchange is a full-featured electronic catalog system with
+Interchange is a full-featured web application server with
online ordering; real-time credit card processing hooks; high-end
database access and retrieval with SQL support; product categorizing,
merchandising, and discounting; basic customer relationship management;
@@ -81,8 +81,8 @@ as an unprivileged user who will be the only one modifying Interchange files.
Here is the quick installation summary:
-gzip -dc interchange-4.9.?.tar.gz | tar xvf -
-cd interchange-4.9.?
+gzip -dc interchange-5.0.0.tar.gz | tar xvf -
+cd interchange-5.0.0
./configure
The configure script asks where you'd like to install Interchange, and
@@ -128,10 +128,10 @@ http://www.icdevgroup.org/
C O M P A T I B I L I T Y
-Interchange is regularly tested on Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris. It
-has also been used on OpenBSD, Digital UNIX/Tru64, SCO, AIX, and other
-Unix variants. It should work on any Unix with Perl 5.6.0 or higher and
-the necessary Perl modules.
+Interchange is regularly tested on various Linux distributions and FreeBSD.
+It has also been used on Mac OS X, Solaris, OpenBSD, Digital UNIX/Tru64, SCO,
+AIX, and other Unix variants. It should work on any Unix with Perl 5.6.0 or
+higher and the necessary Perl modules.
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@@ -51,11 +51,11 @@ to make a distribution tar file:
$ make tardist
/usr/local/bin/perl -I/YOUR/PERL/LIB -MExtUtils::Manifest=manicopy,maniread \
-e "manicopy(maniread(),'interchange-4.9.x', 'best');"
- mkdir interchange-4.9.x
- mkdir interchange-4.9.x/dist
+ mkdir interchange-5.0.0
+ mkdir interchange-5.0.0/dist
....
- $ ls interch*
- interchange-4.9.x.tar.gz
+ $ ls interch*.tar.gz
+ interchange-5.0.0.tar.gz
Unpack and install
@@ -75,8 +75,9 @@ install directory.
Checking for differences
------------------------
-If you want to see how your current image compares to the repository,
-cd into your checked out CVS copy and run:
+If you want to see how your current working files compare to the versions
+you checked out from the repository, cd into your checked out CVS copy and
+do:
cvs diff | more
@@ -119,8 +120,8 @@ If you are patterning your order methods after one of the template
catalogs, you will want to check the products/*.txt and products/*.asc
files for changes. In particular, mv_metadata.asc is used to format
and present quite a few things in the user interface. You may have
-to merge the databases manually. In most cases, you can import them
-into a spreadsheet or database.
+to merge the databases, but there is an automated admin UI facility
+that can help you do this.
Troubleshooting
@@ -137,18 +138,19 @@ sync with the current codebase. Just do:
More on CVS
-----------
-If you plan to frequently use CVS, it is helpful to create a .cvsrc file
-in your home directory with commonly-used options such as these:
+It is highly recommended that you create a .cvsrc file in your home
+directory to automatically use common options such as these:
- cvs -z3
+ cvs -z3 -q
diff -u
update -Pd
checkout -P
This directs CVS to (1) automatically compress all data communicated
-between you and our server (saving bandwidth); (2) show context-sensitive
-diffs; (3) prune empty directories and create any new directories added
-to the repository since your checkout; and (4) prune empty directories
+between you and our server (saving bandwidth) and be quiet (printing
+out fewer diagnostic messages); (2) show context-sensitive diffs;
+(3) prune empty directories and create any new directories added to
+the repository since your checkout; and (4) prune empty directories
during your checkouts.
Please see the CVS website for complete documentation:

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