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Item3633: Forcing WebStatistics on windows produces error

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  1. Go to web Foobar/WebStatistics
  2. Force statistics
  3. You will get the error below

TWiki: Create Usage Statistics Do not interrupt this script! (Please wait until page download has finished) * Statistics for Feb 2007 Content-type: text/plain TWiki detected an internal error - please check your TWiki logs and webserver logs for more information. Cannot backup log file: No such file or directory

The log file says:

| 14 Feb 2007 - 16:17 | Cannot backup log file: No such file or directory at c:/twiki/lib/TWiki/UI/Statistics.pm line 127.

-- TWiki:Main/MarcioMarchini - 14 Feb 2007

line 127: File::Copy::copy ($logFile, $tmpFilename)

line 104: my $logFile = $TWiki::cfg{LogFileName};

In configure, {LogFileName} is the default,


It has this file: log200702.txt

-- TWiki:Main.MarcioMarchini - 14 Feb 2007

I just tested this on windows (AS perl) and it works fine. I'm pretty sure this is a duplicate of some issues I resolved a while ago.

No action.


Summary Forcing WebStatistics on windows produces error
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.MarcioMarchini
Codebase 4.1.1
SVN Range TWiki-4.1.1, Fri, 09 Feb 2007, build 12817
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease n/a

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