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sl789
2010-01-24, 10:56
Hi !

I am recently getting troubles with SDT plugin. After manually installing the latest vesion 5.8.12 and reading a long thread about SDT I've downloaded a separate Plugin.pm file with fixes, but I couldn't find the file with the same name in SuperDateTime directory.

Under lib subdirectory in SuperDateTime there is
Plugins-SuperDateTime-Plugin.par which is an archive that includes Plugin.pm file.

Should I unzip Plugins-SuperDateTime-Plugin.par file as well as part of installation ?

I run 7.4.1 under Ubuntu karmik

aubuti
2010-01-24, 11:41
Normally you don't unzip the par file as part of installation. If you want to replace the existing Plugin.pm file with the modified one you downloaded, I recommend unzipping the .par file (preserving the directory structure), replacing the Plugin.pm file in the correct place (lib/Plugins/SuperDateTime/Plugin.pm), and then re-zipping the .par file, again preserving the directory structure. Finally, restart SBS.

sl789
2010-01-24, 12:52
Got it, thanks for the help

Regards

Steve Baumgarten
2010-01-25, 06:45
> Normally you don't unzip the par file as part of installation. If you
> want to replace the existing Plugin.pm file with the modified one you
> downloaded, I recommend unzipping the .par file (preserving the
> directory structure), replacing the Plugin.pm file in the correct place
> (lib/Plugins/SuperDateTime/Plugin.pm), and then re-zipping the .par
> file, again preserving the directory structure. Finally, restart SBS.

For what it's worth, if you use the excellent (and free) 7zip utility, you
can directly open the .par file and drag/drop a replacement Plugin.pm
right into it, overwriting the existing one. Fast and foolproof.

SBB

GoCubs
2010-02-06, 16:21
> Normally you don't unzip the par file as part of installation. If you
> want to replace the existing Plugin.pm file with the modified one you
> downloaded, I recommend unzipping the .par file (preserving the
> directory structure), replacing the Plugin.pm file in the correct place
> (lib/Plugins/SuperDateTime/Plugin.pm), and then re-zipping the .par
> file, again preserving the directory structure. Finally, restart SBS.

For what it's worth, if you use the excellent (and free) 7zip utility, you
can directly open the .par file and drag/drop a replacement Plugin.pm
right into it, overwriting the existing one. Fast and foolproof.

SBB

Thanks Steve. I wasn't aware of 7Zip. That'll make repacking much easier for me when releasing new versions.

-Greg