[Moin-user] Problems with migration 1.5.3 --> 1.6.0
Steven W. Orr
steveo at syslang.net
Wed Jan 2 10:05:56 EST 2008
On Sunday, Dec 30th 2007 at 20:52 -0000, quoth Uwe Rehse:
=>two hints for solving the problem:
=>1) in my opionion the moin-command for data migration is not the
=> same as moin.cgi, which is - as far as I know - "only" responsible
=> for deliviering your HTML-page according to your browser request.
=> According to the README.migration file one should call the script
=> moin (for instance located at /usr/local/bin/ on my opensuse system
=> or as moin.py at MoinMoin/script/)
=> So it seems to me that you have seen your HTML output - still uncon-
=> verted to 1.6.0
=>2) The conversion from 1.5.8 -> 1.6.0 on my system a few day ago was a
=> two stage process: 1.5.8 -> 1.5.99, then I have had to edit a newly
=> created file rename1.txt, which I have had to renamed in rename2.txt;
=> then one had to call the migration command again.
=> But, between both migration runs I got clear screen outputs about the
=> things, what have to do next.
=>I would suggest to check whether you called the right conversion script
=>and run the migration statement again.
Thanks Uwe. It sort of worked and then it didn't. I got rename1.txt
created and then I copied it to rename2.txt (I didn't see anything that I
needed to change in it.) Then when I reran the moin command
moin --config-dir=/e/web/frambors/nicciwiki \
--wiki-url=frambors.syslang.net/nicciwiki migration data
everything seemed to be ok. Pages displayed just fine. Since then, I
didn't change anything and now it's all broken.
I did add
Alias /moin_static160/ /usr/share/moin/htdocs/
to the apache config.
I go to
and it now says "This page does not exist yet. You can create a new empty
page, or use one of the page templates...."
I look in the root of the wiki
[root at saturn nicciwiki]# find . -name FraminghamWikiFrontPage
and I see a couple of copies. What I'm noticing is that every copy of the
revisions files are one short:
[root at saturn nicciwiki]# cat data/pages/FraminghamWikiFrontPage/current
[root at saturn nicciwiki]# cat
[root at saturn nicciwiki]#
I don't know if that's a problem.
When I go to display the page, apache gives me an error in its error.log:
[Wed Jan 02 09:51:08 2008] [error] [client 220.127.116.11] 095108 INFO
logging initialized, referer:
Any idea what I can do to go further? :-(
=>Steven W. Orr schrieb:
=>> I downloaded the new software and built an rpm for my Fedora system.
=>> rpm -Uvh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/noarch/moin-1.6.0-1.noarch.rpm
=>> I copied in a copy of the new moin.cgi and made the modifications
=>> needed. I also updated the wikiconfig.py file.
=>> The URL is
=>> Then I went and ran the following command
=>> ./moin.cgi --config-dir=/e/web/frambors/nicciwiki \
=>> --wiki-url=frambors.syslang.net/nicciwiki migration data
=>> It produced a lot of html as output but I two problems:
=>> 1 is that the
=>> links in the front page are no longer hot.
=>> 2 is that the meta file in /e/web/frambors/nicciwiki/data says
=>> data_format_revision: 01050500
=>> Can someone please tell me how to fix this? I'm down now so sooner would
=>> be better :-(
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