Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

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Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by dino-m » Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:20 pm

Can I upgrade my phpbb forums from beta 1 to beta 2 then to beta 3?

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by SHS` » Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:23 pm

Drop the phpBB3 Beta1 DB, delete the files, put the phpBB3 Beta3 files in place, install. Ta-da! ;)
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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by dino-m » Thu Nov 16, 2006 8:25 pm

ty :D

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by profpete » Thu Nov 16, 2006 9:41 pm

...but don't expect your posts to move with you! :lol:

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by SHS` » Thu Nov 16, 2006 10:09 pm

profpete wrote: ...but don't expect your posts to move with you! :lol:


Dropping the database would kind of have that effect. ;)
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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by Black Exodia 11 » Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:32 pm

Could'n't you just upload the beta3 files and use the same database? Also, I thought Beta 3 wasn't downloadable yet.

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by Martin Blank » Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:17 am

No, the database schema has changed significantly from Beta 2 to Beta 3, and dramatically from Beta 1 to Beta 2. The system wouldn't have a very clear idea of what to do with the Beta 1 database.
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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by Eelke » Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:30 am

Black Exodia 11 wrote: Also, I thought Beta 3 wasn't downloadable yet.

The frontpage of http://www.phpbb.com is a pretty good indicator of what has and hasn't been released ;)

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by profpete » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:03 pm

SHS` wrote:
profpete wrote: ...but don't expect your posts to move with you! :lol:


Dropping the database would kind of have that effect. ;)


Yes, but that doesn't mean the OP is aware of the consequences :roll:

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Re: Upgrading from phpbb3 beta 1 to beta 3?

Post by bad-dj » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:21 pm

well the only way to do that is delete beta2 and delete the DB for it and make a new DB and upload beta3 and install it :)

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