[Moin-user] migration to another host?

furutaka.kazuyoshi at jaea.go.jp furutaka.kazuyoshi at jaea.go.jp
Thu Nov 19 07:27:41 EST 2009

Dear Thomas, (Cc: the list)

Thanks for your email.  I'll try it tomorrow.

Kazuyoshi @ home

---- Original message ----
>Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:31:20 +0100
>From: Thomas Waldmann <tw-public at gmx.de>  
>Subject: Re: [Moin-user] migration to another host?  
>To: Kazuyoshi Furutaka <furutaka.kazuyoshi at jaea.go.jp>
>Cc: moin-user at lists.sourceforge.net
>> I have an wiki running 
>>   on a linux machine (Fedora 10 (x86_64)),
>>   with moin-1.6.3-1.fc10.noarch rpm package,
>>   as a standalone server, and
>>   the owner of the files for the wiki instance,
>>     such as moin, moin.py, wikiconfig.py and
>>     those under data/, htdocs/, and underlay/,
>>     is an ordinary user, not a system user e.g.
>>     www.
>It is quite simple: the running moin code must have rw access to
>data_dir, also to data_underlay_dir. It needs to be able to at least
>read all code and configuration files.
>Usually I just chown -R x data/ underlay/ with x being the user used for
>running moin (e.g. "moin" or "www-data" or whatever). Then chmod -R u
>+rwX data/ underlay/.
>> Now I would like to migrate the wiki to another
>> machine (also linux, but running Fedora 12 (i386)),
>>   with moin-1.8.5-1.fc12.noarch rpm package and
>>   Apache, and
>>   the files for the wiki instance are owned by
>>   a system account.
>> How can I migrate the wiki instance to the new
>> machine?
>You just copy the data/ dir to the new machine, make it read-write for
>the user running the mig scripts. Follow the docs and howtos on the

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