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Message Database
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-Introduction
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-
-The Message Database, mdb, is a versioned object datastore.
+The Message Database is a versioned datastore for structured content.
Installation
------------
+The easiest way to install this project is to download `Message`_ and
+use its install scripts. To install Message DB manually, follow these
+steps.
+
+.. _`Message`: http://github.com/thisismedium/message
+
First, install some dependencies::
sudo easy_install setuptools pycurl==7.16.2.1 simplejson ply lxml pyyaml
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python setup.py build
sudo python setup.py develop
-Finally, install the Google AppEngine SDK and link it into your
-``mdb`` directory::
-
- cd ..
- curl -O http://googleappengine.googlecode.com/files/google_appengine_1.3.1.zip
- unzip google_appengine_1.3.1.zip; rm google_appengine_1.3.1.zip
- cd mdb
- ln -s ../google_appengine/google
-
Verify everything worked by running a test query::
python examples/demo-query.py '*'
-The AppEngine SDK uses some deprecated Python packages, so you may see
-DeprecationWarnings. To ignore the warnings, do this:
-
- python -W ignore::DeprecationWarning examples/demo-query.py '*'
-
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