A sample Count-config session
Welcome to the configuration procedure of Count 2.4
o You must know where your system keeps CGI programs (cgi-bin directory)
It is necessary to generate the install program.
This directory must exist. If this directory does not exist, the
configuration procedure will Abort!
o You have to decide a directory, where you will keep all counter related
stuff. This directory will have other directories inside. Default
values will be supplied, press Return key to accept the default value.
Try to Accept the default value, it will make your life much easier,
because not much error checking is done to verify input.
During installation, the directories will be created for you
if they do not exist and if you have the permission to do so.
Continue [y|n]? y
You need to enter the full path of the directory where you system
keeps the CGI programs. This directory must exist!
*cgi-bin directory [/usr/local/etc/httpd/cgi-bin]:
You need to enter the base directory of the counter related stuff.
It must be a absolute path.
*Base directory [/usr/local/etc/Counter]:
You need to enter the name directory of the configuration file.
* Config directory [/usr/local/etc/Counter/conf]:
You need to enter the name of the configuration file. Note, it
is not the path of the file, just the name. No / is allowed in the
This file contains the information about
o if you want to ignore access from certain hosts
o host access authentication
You will create this file later by running the program "Gen_conf".
* Name of the configuration file [count.cfg]:
You need to enter the directory of the counter data file.
*Data directory [/usr/local/etc/Counter/data]:
You need to enter the directory of digits
*Digits directory [/usr/local/etc/Counter/digits]:
You need to enter the directory of the Log file.
*Log directory [/usr/local/etc/Counter/logs]:
You need to enter the name of the Log file. Note, it just a name, not
the path. No / is allowed in the name.
This file hold the error messages of the counter. It also
logs if someone tried to access your counter remotely.
* Name of the log file [Count2.4.log]:
ConfDir = /usr/local/etc/Counter/conf
Everything looks OK [y|n]? y
Great! creating header file src/config.h
creating variables template file ./Config.tmpl for the install program..
now run ./configure