[EP-tech] Re: upgrade to 3.3.x from 3.2.8
Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie
Tue Oct 2 14:15:02 BST 2012
Many thanks for this.Since files under archives/ourarchive/cfg/* aren't touched, I guess our ethesis sub-collection will remain untouched.
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From: Sebastien Francois <sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 1:04 pm
Subject: [EP-tech] Re: upgrade to 3.3.x from 3.2.8
To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
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> See a few comments below:
> On 02/10/12 10:22, Ranju Upadhyay wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since nobody replied, I am replying to my own question!
> My plan to upgrade is like this:
> As root:
> 1. Download tar file
> 2. unpack tar file to /home/mydir
> 3. cd /home/mydir/eprints-3.3.x
> 4. ./configure --prefix /var/lib/eprints3 (this is where our current eprints is)
> 5. ./install.pl
> 6. (as eprints) cd /var/lib/eprints3
> 7. epadmin upgrade ourarchive
> > Beware that this may take long. During that time the repo will not be in a usable state.> >
> 8. restart Apache
> This will probably upgrade our repo.But I would still like to know a few things:
> * which is the stable one in 3.3.x and can I go directly from 3.2.8 to 3.3.x
> The latest stable version is 3.3.10 and yes you can go from 3.2 to 3.3> >
> *What happens to the old configuration/code files , are they overwritten?
> The .pm files in perl_lib are backed up (the install.pl step will tell you). The local configuration (archives/ourarchive/cfg/*) isn't usually modified, and actually you'll need to do this by hand (i.e. you could missing some new features/conf).> > I usually do after the upgrade:> > cd <your eprints install path>> diff -rq lib/defaultcfg/ archives/ourarchive/cfg> > this will tell you of missing files (that you can copy over) and changes (that you may need to merge, I use vimdiff to check this).> > If some conf files contain new fields/datasets, you may need to run bin/epadmin update ourarchive so that EPrints adds the new DB tables/columns.> > You should also diff your old template with the new one (some things have changed in 3.3, esp. the <head> section).> > If you wrote custom plugins, those may break in 3.3.> > Last but not least, you may need to disable people logging in during the upgrade process. Look at cfg.d/user_login.pl to disable that option.> > Good luck,> Seb.> >
> In the past when we did the upgrade, we actually did a clean install and create (in a new server) and then brought in the db and documents before running the upgrade process.In that case I had to do re-do all the customization manually again.But this time I would like to run the upgrade process in already existing one.
> Thanks in advance for help.
> Ranju Upadhyay
> National University of Ireland Maynooth.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ranju Upadhyay <Ranju.Upadhyay at nuim.ie>
> Date: Monday, September 24, 2012 2:52 pm
> Subject: [EP-tech] upgrade to 3.3.x from 3.2.8
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> > Hi All,
> > We would like to upgrade our eprints test environment from 3.2.8 to latest stable release of 3.3.x.
> > Looking at the documentation here:
> > http://wiki.eprints.org/w/New_Features_in_EPrints_3.3
> > it looks like 3.3.5 is the latest stable release of 3.3.x, is that still the case?
> > where can I find documentation on the upgrade process itself?
> > Regards,
> > Ranju Upadhyay
> > National University of Ireland Maynooth. > *** Options:
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