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Some tweaks to mention that zlib is needed on Windows

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moodler committed Aug 29, 2003
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@@ -49,8 +49,9 @@ <h3 class="sectionheading"><a name="requirements"></a>1. Requirements</h3>
<li><a href="" target="_blank">PHP</a> scripting language (version 4.1.0
or later), with the following settings:
- <li><a href="" target="_blank">GD library</a> turned ON, with
- support for JPG and PNG formats</li>
+ <li><a href="" target="_blank">GD library</a>
+ turned ON, with support for JPG and PNG formats</li>
+ <li>zlib library turned ON (if you want to use backup/restore on Windows)</li>
<li>Sessions support turned ON</li>
<li>File uploading turned ON</li>
<li>Safe Mode must be turned OFF (see the forums on for problems
@@ -138,6 +138,12 @@ <h3 class="sectionheading"><a name="windows" id="windows"></a>Windows</h3>
<li>You're nearly there now! The rest of the setup is all web-based. Visit
<a href="http://localhost/moodle/admin/" target="_blank">http://localhost/moodle/admin/</a>
with your browser to continue the setup via your browser.</li>
+ <li>To use zip files with Moodle (for example the backups use zip) you might
+ need to enable &quot;zlib&quot;. You can do this by going to your EasyPHP
+ directory (<strong>C:\Program Files\EasyPHP</strong>), and running the program
+ phpini.exe in there. Put a mark in the checkbox next to &quot;zlib.dll&quot;.
+ Close that window, then go to the black E in your toolbar and right-click
+ it to get a menu - select &quot;Restart&quot; from this menu.</li>
<li>Lastly, you need to set up some sort of cron. See the <a href="./?file=install.html">Installation
guide</a> for more details on this.</li>
@@ -147,6 +153,8 @@ <h3 class="sectionheading"><a name="windows" id="windows"></a>Windows</h3>
<li>Make sure you enable the GD module so Moodle can process images - you
may have to edit php.ini and remove the comment (;) from this line: 'extension=php_gd2.dll'.
+ <li>Make sure you enable the Zlib module so that you can create and unpack
+ zip files from within Moodle.</li>
<li>Make sure sessions is turned on - you may have to edit php.ini and fix
the directory for <strong>session.save_path</strong> - instead of the default
"/tmp" use a Windows directory like "c:/temp".</li>

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