[EP-tech] Eprints migration

cristiant at newro.co cristiant at newro.co
Mon Oct 19 14:19:18 BST 2020


Hello David,


Thank you for answering. I've already created this file (with wrong 
ownership) because apache was refusing to start.

But I get the same error, Is there something else I have to do?


Regards

Cristian Todosi

On 19/10/2020 15:55, David R Newman wrote:
> Hi Cristiant,
>
> One of the major changes between EPrints 3.3.x and EPrints 3.4.x is 
> the introduction of flavours so that EPrints can specialise to be a 
> publications repoistory, data repository, Open Education repository or 
> potentially something else.  If you are upgrading a publications 
> repoistory this requires adding a file to your archive's cfg/cfg.d/ 
> directory called 00_flavour.pl with the following contents:
>
> $c->{flavour} = 'pub';
>
> Please follow the instructions at 
> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.eprints.org%2Fw%2FUpgrading_3.3.12%252B_to_3.4&data=04%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C119722eec770440a181808d874319731%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0%7C0%7C637387103631111232%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=FSpJ3Nh3v8eXbs9oLLpoDUaYdg394h4XW2c2rv%2FjiHU%3D&reserved=0 as the 
> instructions you are following are really just designed for moving 
> and/or a minor upgrade of an EPrints repository whereas an upgrade to 
> 3.4.x requires a bit more effort due to some re-organisation of the 
> codebase.
>
> Regards
>
> David Newman
>
> On 19/10/2020 13:34, cristiant--- via Eprints-tech wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>> I am trying to migrate from an old eprints server (ubuntu 16.04, eprints
>> 3.3.15) to a new one (ubuntu 18.04, eprints 3.4.2).
>>
>> I've followed the steps from this article
>> https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwiki.eprints.org%2Fw%2FMoving_a_repository&data=04%7C01%7Ceprints-tech%40ecs.soton.ac.uk%7C119722eec770440a181808d874319731%7C4a5378f929f44d3ebe89669d03ada9d8%7C0%7C0%7C637387103631111232%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Oe3cagSP7aaLDVRf6%2BlpFCaSRHbkQgSGK0eyNh1NpS0%3D&reserved=0, 
>> but if I try to run any
>> command I get this error:
>>
>> "Can't use an undefined value as an ARRAY reference at
>> /usr/share/eprints/bin/../perl_lib/EPrints/Repository.pm line 1358."
>>
>>
>> If you have any idea what the problem might be i would be very glad.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
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