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[EP-tech] Re: Upgrading from 3.0.5



Thanks, I will try that!

Regards,
Jan Ploski

Sebastien Francois wrote:
> Hi Jan,
>
> If  I were you, I'd do a test upgrade on a local copy of your
> repository. The update command that comes with eprints (bin/epadmin
> update<id>  after installing the new files) should just work (for the
> database, it will apply all changes between versions).
>
> If you have any custom code, you may need to refactor them to use the
> 3.3 API.
>
> Last but not least, make sure your cfg directory is up to date with the
> latest pl files (eg. diff lib/defaultcfg/ with archives/<id>/cfg).
>
> Seb.
>
> On 01/07/12 12:57, Jan Ploski wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> What is the recommended path for upgrading from EPrints 3.0.5 to the
>> newest stable version for a fairly large repository (>   50000 documents)?
>>
>> I can see the following options:
>>
>> 1) Apply all the minor upgrades in order:
>>
>> 3.0.5->3.1.0
>> 3.1.0->3.2.0->3.2.1->3.2.2->3.2.3->3.2.4->3.2.5->   3.2.6->3.2.7->3.2.8->3.2.9
>> 3.2.9->3.3->3.3.5->3.3.6->3.3.7->3.3.8->3.3.9->3.3.10
>>
>> 2) Apply just the major version upgrades:
>>
>> 3.0.5->3.1.0
>> 3.1.0->3.2.9
>> 3.2.9->3.3.10
>>
>> 3) Install the newest version from scratch, then export/import all
>> documents (and apply customizations)
>>
>> Which of these options are feasible? Which are the safest and which
>> would take the least amount of effort?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Jan Ploski
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