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  • "Couldn't read config file config.php" even though config.php exists!

    I'm getting an error after installation. Looks like php can't find the config.php file even though it is there ...

    Notice: Undefined variable: config in /home/ubuntu/dev/www/vb5/upload/includes/vb5/config.php on line 34

    This is how the original code looks ...
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    If I add the full path to the config file, php includes the file just fine ...
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    Could this be a circular file reference that php doesn't understand? The php file that's being executed is called config.php and the file included is called config.php.

    PHP Version 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.4
    System Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-31-generic #50-Ubuntu SMP Fri Sep 7 16:16:45 UTC 2012 x86_64
    Build Date Sep 12 2012 18:42:53
    Server API Apache 2.0 Handler
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  • #2
    What about the core/includes/config.php file ?

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    • #3
      You need to have a config.php located in your forum root (/) and at /core/includes/. Any other files with the same name are irrelevant as far as setting up the software.
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      Wayne Luke
      The Rabid Badger - a vBulletin Cloud demonstration site.
      vBulletin 5 API

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