[Moin-user] Post 1.5.3 new style migration

Mark Volkert mark.volkert at rakekniven.de
Thu Apr 20 07:32:04 EDT 2006

Hi Thomas,

I haven't seen your response and so I am answering two weeks later :(

> Yes, you should be able to use sudo for running this "as is".

Here is my command:
sudo -u wwwrun moin --config-dir=/usr/share/moin/config/ 
--wiki-url=localhost/mywiki migration data

Result was:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/moin", line 3, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/moin.py", line 15, in 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/_util.py", line 82, 
in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/_util.py", line 141, 
in mainloop
    plugin_class(args[2:], self.options).run() # all starts again there
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/_util.py", line 82, 
in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/migration/data.py", 
line 36, in mainloop
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/script/_util.py", line 122, 
in init_request
    self.request = RequestCLI(self.options.wiki_url, self.options.page)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/request.py", line 1606, in 
    RequestBase.__init__(self, properties)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/request.py", line 113, in 
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/request.py", line 261, in 
    self.cfg = multiconfig.getConfig(self.url)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/multiconfig.py", line 150, 
in getConfig
    configName = _getConfigName(url)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/MoinMoin/multiconfig.py", line 136, 
in _getConfigName
    raise error.ConfigurationError(msg)
Could not find a match for url: "localhost/mywiki".

Check your URL regular expressions in the "wikis" list in

I use apache 2.0.54 and have an alias for "mywiki". Never touched 

> > I am using MoinMoin now for 2 years and my simple apache install works.
> > But I agree with many people on the list in the last 3 month if they
> > complain about upgrading docs. The docs for upgrading is not detailed
> > enough.
> Please supply a patch improving it.
Don't get me wrong. I am not a person who likes only to complain.
Right now I am just a enthusiastic user and admin for two intranet wikis.

I would be interested if it would be possible to maintain MoinMoin through a 
web interface. My python skillz are not worth to mention.

Best regards,

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