phpBB2 -> phpBB3 Upgrade Script Discussion

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jimmygoon wrote: hmm. Is this the same script that has already been developed on the star trek forums... if so I can report success.


Most certainly not. Those persons involved with said 3rd party script have been warned already and anyone using non-official scripts can go crying to said authors. This topic is solely about the proper phpBB3 "UCS" as checked into CVS.
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Hmmm....I get sql errors. This is on php5.2.

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Would be kind if you could do us a favour and create a bug report on that problem.

Thanks a lot!

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I wanted to do some debug before I posted a bug report. Here is what I found:

I had category-hierarchies installed. In the phpbb_forums table there also existed forum names that were the same as the category names. However, they had a cat_id of '0'. The script was using $cats_added[$row['cat_id']] to index against the categories. There was no index for these forums, since they were not really forums but category names. So I just deleted all the forums with a cat_id of 0. Worked like a charm after that!

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How does the upgrade script handle unknown fields (added with MODs) in the default phpBB tables? Does it simply ignore them or does it add them to the new tables?

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hmm, I did resync one forum, and it shows as normall ( yet the count at the bottom still doesn't work )

so I suppose that isn't the right way as well :(
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I also tried to convert a copy of my board today, and ran across a language error.

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[phpBB Debug] PHP Notice: in file /install/convertors/functions_phpbb20.php on line 919: phpbb_prepare_message() [function.phpbb-prepare-message]: Unable to access ./../../phpbb2022/language/lang_en/lang_main.php
[phpBB Debug] PHP Notice: in file /install/convertors/functions_phpbb20.php on line 919: phpbb_prepare_message(./../../phpbb2022/language/lang_en/lang_main.php) [function.phpbb-prepare-message]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory
But also as our dear devs warned I also ran out of memory for the script to complete the update. A quick chat with my host resulted in a pain refusal to go around their policy, and with no idea to solve the problem (yay! stay away from One / B-One hosting all of you). Anyone know if there is anyway to get around this problem? A way to "chunk" the script perhaps?

The script also seem to have problem with the following characters: å,ä,ö (used in swedish)
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that bug is the same I had, Schumi reported it to the bugtracker though :)

the memory, that might be one reason as well why mine didn't follow through
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Uchiha Nick wrote: that bug is the same I had, Schumi reported it to the bugtracker though :)
the memory, that might be one reason as well why mine didn't follow through


Actually, it does not seem entierly as the same error. The lines are different when i look more closely at it. Pershaps this should have its own report inte the bug-tracker?

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Kokuei,

You could run the conversion on a local server and thereby have all the power in you computer available.

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