[Setup] Re: error upgrading from 2.1.2 to 2.5

David Hostetler hoss at negativesum.net
Fri Aug 25 14:23:06 UTC 2006

Actually, I had only attempted the 'dry run' thus far.  So I'll try 
migrating for real, and if/when that fails, I'll just try it again as 
you suggest.  Thanks!


Reinout van Rees wrote:
> David Hostetler wrote:
>>I still can't successfully upgrade to 2.5.
>>However, I have a different path to failure now.  Instead of trying to
>>upgrade from 2.1.2 to 2.5, did the following:
>>- upgrade zope: 2.8.6 -> 2.8.7 (successful)
>>- upgrade plone: 2.1.2 -> 2.1.3 (successful)
>>- upgrade plone: 2.1.3 -> 2.5 (FAILED)
>>The error trace (for a Dry run) is the same as that included below when
>>I tried 2.1.2->2.5.
>>So this isn't really progress, since I still can't migrate to 2.5, but
>>at least 2.1.2 seems to not be part of the equation, i.e. I can
>>reproducibly fail to migrate 2.1.3->2.5 on zope 2.8.7.
> One thing you might try: execute the migration a second time. I've had a
> problem once where the migration failed, but a second migration was able
> to pick up the pieces.
> This does not really solve the problem, that's for sure. But it perhaps
> gives another clue to what goes wrong exactly.
> Reinout

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