Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of TracIni


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     1= The Trac Configuration File =
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     3 ''[Note To Editors] Please discuss documentation changes in the [#Discussion] section. Even better, send us [TracDev/SubmittingPatches documentation patches] against the ''code'' (i.e. where the configuration entries are documented), either on Trac-dev or on new tickets. ''
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     5[[TracGuideToc]]
     6[[PageOutline]]
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     8Trac configuration is done by editing the '''`trac.ini`''' config file, located in `<projectenv>/conf/trac.ini`.  Changes to the configuration are usually reflected immediately, though changes to the `[components]` or `[logging]` sections will require restarting the web server. You may also need to restart the web server after creating a global configuration file when none was previously present.
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     10The `trac.ini` configuration file and its parent directory should be writable by the web server, as Trac currently relies on the possibility to trigger a complete environment reload to flush its caches.
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     12== Global Configuration ==
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     14In versions prior to 0.11, the global configuration was by default located in `$prefix/share/trac/conf/trac.ini` or `/etc/trac/trac.ini`, depending on the distribution. If you're upgrading, you may want to specify that file to inherit from.  Literally, when you're upgrading to 0.11, you have to add an `[inherit]` section to your project's `trac.ini` file. Additionally, you have to move your customized templates and common images from `$prefix/share/trac/...` to the new location.
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     16Global options will be merged with the environment-specific options, where local options override global options. The options file is specified as follows:
     17{{{
     18[inherit]
     19file = /path/to/global/trac.ini
     20}}}
     21Multiple files can be specified using a comma-separated list.
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     23Note that you can also specify a global option file when creating a new project,  by adding the option `--inherit=/path/to/global/trac.ini` to [TracAdmin#initenv trac-admin]'s `initenv` command.  If you do not do this but nevertheless intend to use a global option file with your new environment, you will have to go through the newly generated `conf/trac.ini` file and delete the entries that will otherwise override those set in the global file.
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     25There are two more entries in the [[#inherit-section| [inherit] ]] section, `templates_dir` for sharing global templates and `plugins_dir`, for sharing plugins. Those entries can themselves be specified in the shared configuration file, and in fact, configuration files can even be chained if you specify another `[inherit] file` there.
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     27Note that the templates found in the `templates/` directory of the TracEnvironment have precedence over those found in `[inherit] templates_dir`. In turn, the latter have precedence over the installed templates, so be careful about what you put there, notably if you override a default template be sure to refresh your modifications when you upgrade to a new version of Trac (the preferred way to perform TracInterfaceCustomization being still to write a custom plugin doing an appropriate `ITemplateStreamFilter` transformation).
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     29== Reference for settings
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     31This is a brief reference of available configuration options, and their default settings.
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     33 ''Note that the [hg], [spam-filter], [translatedpages], [vote], [wikiextras] and [wikiextras-symbols] sections below are added by plugins enabled on this Trac, and therefore won't be part of a default installation.''
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     35{{{
     36#!comment
     37Suggest your documentation fixes in the Discussion section at 
     38the bottom of the page, or better send us patches against
     39the corresponding docstrings you'll find in the code!
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     41Please don't waste your time by editing the HTML code below, changes won't be picked up.
     42}}}
     43[[TracIni]]
     44
     45== Discussion ==
     46''Please discuss documentation changes here. Even better, send us documentation patches against the code, either on Trac-dev or on new tickets.''
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     49----
     50See also: TracGuide, TracAdmin, TracEnvironment