[Moin-user] Solved: Was: Problems with migration 1.5.3 --> 1.6.0

Steven W. Orr steveo at syslang.net
Thu Jan 3 12:49:37 EST 2008

I finally tracked the last of the problems down.

My old URL was 


After the conversion, that URL is no longer valid. The correct URL Is


I didn't see anything that said that the URLs would be changing.

Thanks to everyone.

On Wednesday, Jan 2nd 2008 at 19:39 -0000, quoth Thomas Waldmann:

=>> =>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.
=>Right. The moin command needed for migration (and other commandline
=>stuff) should get installed into your path. Or, if you do not install
=>via setup.py, you can just use MoinMoin/script/moin.py.
=>> =>   So it seems to me that you have seen your HTML output - still uncon-
=>> =>   verted to 1.6.0
=>moin.cgi is expected to output html (to some web server invoking it),
=>but is not expected to be used on the commandline (except for testing
=>whether it outputs html :).
=>> everything seemed to be ok. Pages displayed just fine. Since then, I 
=>> didn't change anything and now it's all broken.
=>What does it mean "pages displayed just fine" and then "all broken"?
=>Looks like there is some information missing: what happened in between?
=>What exactly means "all broken"?
=>> I go to 
=>> http://frambors.syslang.net/nicciwiki/FraminghamWikiFrontPage
=>> and it now says "This page does not exist yet. You can create a new empty 
=>> page, or use one of the page templates...."
=>Did you maybe do the conversion as root and not change the
=>user/group/mode afterwards back to correct values?
=>> and I see a couple of copies. What I'm noticing is that every copy of the 
=>> revisions files are one short:
=>No, it is one more (because the converter creates a new revision with
=>the conversion results).
=>> When I go to display the page, apache gives me an error in its error.log:
=>Which error?
=>> [Wed Jan 02 09:51:08 2008] [error] [client] 095108 INFO     
=>> logging initialized, referer: 
=>> http://frambors.syslang.net/nicciwiki/moin.cgi/FraminghamWikiFrontPage
=>That's not an error.
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