[wp-hackers] anyway around wp hanging on install?

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Sat Mar 3 00:31:15 UTC 2012

Sounds like PHP needs to be configured correctly to handle the fact it
can't send emails.. WordPress is going to call the php mail()
function, and i'd assume that's where it's hanging. Take a close look
at your php mail config..

On 3 March 2012 02:48, fris <fris at fris.net> wrote:
> I came across an issue recently, if you don't have sendmail, exim, qmail, or
> any smtp server installed, it hangs on the  2nd step where its trying to
> send out the welcome email.
> Anyway around this if the user/server doesn't have mail installed?
> The install itself gets installed, it just hangs for about 5 mins while
> trying to send the email, so if you wait long enough it will goto the last
> step where it says to login.
> Any ideas?
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