Chapter 2. Installing mnoGoSearch

Table of Contents
SQL database requirements
Supported operating systems
Tools required for installation
Installing mnoGoSearch
Running search.cgi from inetd / xinetd
Possible installation problems
Creating a binary package
Installation registration
Installing mnoGoSearch PHP module

SQL database requirements

Note that, if you want to compile mnoGoSearch with one of the supported SQL databases, you must have the database software already installed before installing mnoGoSearch.

Note: Starting from the version 3.2, it is possible to compile mnoGoSearch with multiple SQL databases at the same time.

You will need enough permissions to create a new SQL database or to write into an existing database.

MySQL notes: mnoGoSearch is known to work with MySQL versions 3.23, 4.0, 4.1, 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5. The zlib library must be installed. On a Linux system you'll need the zlib-devel RPM to compile mnoGoSearch with MySQL.

PostgreSQL notes: PostgreSQL-7.3.x or later is required. PostgreSQL versions 8.x and 9.x are known to work.

SQLite notes: The versions 2.x and 3.x are known to work. The blob mode is supported with the version 3.x only.

iODBC notes: iODBC-2.50.22a is known to work.

unixODBC notes: unixODBC versions 1.7, 2.2.12, 2.3.1 are known to work.


MimerSQL notes: the versions 9.1.x and 9.3.8 are known to work.

FreeTDS notes: version 0.52 is known to work with Microsoft SQL Server version 7.0. FreeTDS version 0.91 is known to work with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Oracle notes: the versions 9.0.1, xe-univ-, xe-11.2.0 are known to work.

IBM DB2 notes: V8.1 EE is known to work.

Sybase notes: ASE 12.5 is known to work.

OpenLink Virtuoso notes: Virtuoso-opensource-6.1.0 is known to work.

MonetDB notes: MonetDB-Oct2010 is known to work.