HCUP Hachoir: Core module
Part of the Django-HCUP Hachoir set of Python packages. Provides core functionality, including automated detection and configuration of other installed djhcup components.
0. HCUP Hachoir uses Celery (http://www.celeryproject.org/) as a tasking layer by default. Be sure you have properly configured your Django installation to use Celery, including a message broker and result backend. Typically this invovles creating a celery.py file as described in http://celery.readthedocs.org/en/latest/django/first-steps-with-django.html, and adding configuration items to your settings.py file.
For example, with a local rabbitmq-server back-end, add these lines::
BROKER_URL = 'amqp://'
CELERY_RESULT_BACKEND = 'amqp://'
1. Add "djhcup_core" to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this::
INSTALLED_APPS = (
2. Modify your urls.py to include the following pattern entry::
If you want all djhcup addresses to appear as a subdirectory instead, such as www.example.com/your_prefix/, change r'' to r'your_prefix'::
3. Modify your settings.py to include a separate database dictionary entry for djhcup named 'djhcup'. For example::
Note that while this could use the same database and credentials as your default entry, we recommend you set it up in a separate database for easier management.
4. Tell djhcup where to look for your HCUP data by adding these lines to your settings.py::
import os, pyhcup
# Look in here for data and loadfiles
DJHCUP_IMPORT_PATHS = [
'/path/to/your/hcup/data/', # update this to point at your raw data
os.path.dirname(pyhcup.__file__), # loadfiles included with PyHCUP
5. Run `python manage.py syncdb` to create the djhcup_staging models. Or, if using South, migrate forward to build database objects for this package's models.
6. Start your server per normal (for test servers, use `python manage.py runserver`).
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