[Setup] Migrating content from 2.5 to recent using transmogrifier

Maurits van Rees m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl
Wed Mar 2 13:37:09 UTC 2011

Op 02-03-11 01:13, Martin Weigele schreef:
> Ok back to the list. Still content export from 2.5
> In
> http://projects.quintagroup.com/products/wiki/quintagroup.transmogrifier/plone2-3
> it says under section 2, "content export": "Add CMF Setup Tool in the site"
> [to be exported] which will  be added with portal_setup name.
> OK I was able to add a CMF Site (there is Zope Product CMF Setup Tool but no
> such thing that could be added within the Plone site, so I added a CMF site
> instead) and later changed its type from CMF site to transmogrifier, and
> continued to follow the instructions. However I can only export a minimal
> content tgz file, except for some top level files, the content is not exported.
> I tried both with and without the special simpleblog2quill version. The latter
> crashes.
> Am I missing out some important background information? Your help is much
> appreciated. Thx.

This document seems focused on migrating from Plone 2.1; since you have 
Plone 2.5 some steps may need to be slightly changed (like using Zope 
2.9) and others are not needed.  In Plone 2.5 the 'portal_setup' object 
is already there so you do not need to create it.

Maurits van Rees
Web App Programmer at Zest Software: http://zestsoftware.nl
Personal website: http://maurits.vanrees.org/

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