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Installing SilverStripe

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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Install 2.4 with SilverCart Error


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5 August 2012 at 12:13am Community Member, 1 Post

Hi I've downloaded a install package from the SilverCart developers. And once I had created a DB and setup a db user I run the site http://localhost/fineart (name of site). And I got the following error when all of th details had been processed:

Warning] file_get_contents(C:\wamp\www\fineart//fineart/silvercart_customer_rating/css/SilvercartCustomerRating.css) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory
GET /fineart/home/successfullyinstalled?flush=1

Line 120 in C:\wamp\www\fineart\requirements_engine\RequirementsEngine.php

Now I'd expect this to be a Silvercart issue but looking in the Apache logs I get:

fineart/silverstripe-cache/manifest-main) [<a href='function.fopen'>function.fopen</a>]: failed to open stream: Invalid argument in C:\\wamp\\www\\fineart\\sapphire\\core\\ManifestBuilder.php on line 120, referer: http://localhost/fineart/themes/blackcandy/css/layout.css

Is there a config issue going on here? It appears it's adding the domain (website) name twice which is why it can't find the css file to run the manifest on. Or is it a problem with installing the site locally?

Many thanks,



6 August 2012 at 7:10pm (Last edited: 6 August 2012 7:12pm), Community Member, 14 Posts

Hi Kinsley,

I think I had a similar behaviour when I tried to run SilverStripe and SilverCart with MAMP from a subdirectory. If this is the case in your setup, moving the project away from the subdirectory into the webroot should solve the problem.

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