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JInstaller/setupInstall

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Description

Prepare for installation: this method sets the installation directory, finds and checks the installation file and verifies the installation type

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Syntax

setupInstall()


Returns

boolean True on success

Defined in

libraries/joomla/installer/installer.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.installer.installer' );

Source Body

function setupInstall()
{
        // We need to find the installation manifest file
        if (!$this->_findManifest()) {
                return false;
        }
 
        // Load the adapter(s) for the install manifest
        $root =& $this->_manifest->document;
        $type = $root->attributes('type');
 
        // Needed for legacy reasons ... to be deprecated in next minor release
        if ($type == 'mambot') {
                $type = 'plugin';
        }
 
        // Lazy load the adapter
        if (!isset($this->_adapters[$type]) || !is_object($this->_adapters[$type])) {
                if (!$this->setAdapter($type)) {
                        return false;
                }
        }
 
        return true;
}

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Examples

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