Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by warmweer » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:23 am

dio33 wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 8:18 am
Like I said before, if Auto Update does not work, why phpbb keeps supporting it?
It's a valid question, but the simple answer is that does work for some people, but not for all (probably dependent on FTP and write permissions).
A major problem is that some users think autoupdate is a solution for upgrading (al or not modified) 3.0 and 3.1)
That is something which could/should be blocked from within the auto-update.
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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by canonknipser » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:57 am

Generally spoken, the auto updater still works. There was a problem when you decided to use the builtin ftp upload process, the "download and manual upload" way worked.
But you need to follow the instruction on your screen.
Don't press buttons in the wrong order.
Following the instructions in your picture, you need to
  1. download the files pressing the download-button,
  2. upload them using your ftp-account,
after that you can continue (pressing the "continue" button) or press Recheck to verify that all files are correctly uploaded.

But as already mentioned, the auto-updater should be avoided for boards not having any core edits. Use the "Full replacement" method instead
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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by GanstaZ » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:44 pm

Let's put it like this: auto update is for those who know what to do when comes disaster (coders, developers and testers). Auto update is not suited for major update and it doesn't work as it should for 3.2.x branch. There will be a 1click update in the future, but for now, people should use full package. As pointed many times and can be seen in many places: Recommended way is to use full package.
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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by dio33 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:32 pm

canonknipser wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:57 am
Generally spoken, the auto updater still works. There was a problem when you decided to use the builtin ftp upload process, the "download and manual upload" way worked.
But you need to follow the instruction on your screen.
Don't press buttons in the wrong order.
Following the instructions in your picture, you need to
  1. download the files pressing the download-button,
  2. upload them using your ftp-account,
after that you can continue (pressing the "continue" button) or press Recheck to verify that all files are correctly uploaded.

But as already mentioned, the auto-updater should be avoided for boards not having any core edits. Use the "Full replacement" method instead
Thank you for the answer.
I follow all steps and i do not use the buildin ftp to upload the files.
I've download the files, unzip and upload to host root, but the "Continue" button does not work, even if I do a recheck...

I understand that the best way to update is to do the full update, but I have many extensions and styles... its much easier to update with the Auto Update Package and this is from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4... recently I did a full update from 3.0.17 to 3.2.2 and after that an Auto Update from 3.2.2. to 3.2.3 with no problems.

And now the process was started and I have to finish it.

Any help is appreciated.

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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by GanstaZ » Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:41 pm

dio33 wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:32 pm
I have many extensions and styles
Extensions are not connected in any way to auto update or any other update method. Only major code changes affect extensions, but those problems are solved by extension authors. If one is making manual style edits, then the best thing to do is to have a child template for that (it is easy to keep style up to date).
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Re: Blank page when trying to update from 3.2.3 to 3.2.4

Post by dio33 » Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:41 pm

Today I repeated the update process again and it worked... :shock: :?

I guess I'll come back for help in the next update.

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