[Setup] Re: 2.0.4->2.1.3 PloneCollector Breaks Dry Run
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Sat Aug 19 02:39:35 UTC 2006
Nick Davis wrote:
> Alex Mandel wrote:
>> I think PloneCollectorNG is what's causing the error based on the
>> traceback below. Here's the deal though, I've got ver 1.2.7 installed
>> since that's the last version that works with 2.0.x (confirmed by
>> trial and error) but I think 2.1.x requires 1.2.8+, So a little
>> classic chicken and egg problem.
> Why is that chicken & egg?
> In theory, shouldn't you be able to put PloneCollectorNG 1.2.8 in your
> new Plone 2.1 products directory, then when you try to migrate to Plone
> 2.1 it will have PloneCollectorNG 1.2.8?
> If you're trying to migrate to Plone 2.1, with PloneCollectorNG 1.2.7 in
> the Products dir, then I wouldn't expect that to work..
> Or maybe I misunderstood you here..........
I didn't think that Plone would consider 1.2.8 there until I used the
quickinstaller. Maybe your right though and it doesn't hurt to try.
>> Can someone confirm my that it is PloneCollector based on this log:
>> Plone Migration Tool Plone Migration Tool at /www/portal_migration
> If it proves hard to confirm that just from your log, had you thought of
> simply on a test copy of your data, deleting PloneCollectorNG from
> products (+ probably need to delete any related content first, although
> with some luck migration should just ignore content from a
> no-longer-installed product), and try to migrate? If it then works (or
> breaks somewhere else ;-( ) at least you know PloneCollectorNG was the
I can try that too, although I was under the impression that orphaned
objects could kill a migration and would need to be removed by hand.
Maybe I can export my Collector Folder to .zexp, remove PloneCollectorNG.
Install Newer PloneCollectorNG and import the folder into the upgraded site.
> In such sticky migration situations, using a debugger really helps. You
> can patch stuff to make it work here because it only has to work once...
What debugger, I'm all ears... I thought using runzope was in debug
mode, but the terminal didn't spit out anything useful.
Could you point me to good option on Ubuntu(debian based).
I'll see if any ideas up here work and let you know how it goes.
Thanks - Alex
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