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Re: Discuss: phpBB 3.0.3 released

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Sorb wrote: :idea: It would be good if the automatic updater checked that the database user has the right permissions before updating the database. In my case it didn't have the ALTER permission and so I got a few error messages. I didn't see an option to retry the database upgrade process after I had fixed the permission error but luckily I was able to use the pure SQL output from the error messages to redo the failed operations (through the mysql shell client).
You can rerun the database update by going to install/database_update.php, however this is something we could look at.
Sorb wrote: :idea: I was trying to do the upgrade as quickly as possible so the forum wouldn't be unavailable to the users for long. The error message displayed on the site while I had the "install" folder in the root directly made me look very noobish, I wish it had just said that the forum was unavailable due to an upgrade being in process instead...
No offence but this is why I always test it out first on a copy of the forum so I know it works as intended, if you tried doing this first time on your live site and something really went wrong you would be a little stuck. ;) The generic unavailable message is there so that nasty people cannot search for boards easily that have the install directory present and do nasty stuff.
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Re: Discuss: phpBB 3.0.3 released

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@all:

When you update using the codechanges, you should know that there is one missing part regarding memberlist_body.html:

phpBB-3.0.2_to_3.0.3-codechanges

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Re: Discuss: phpBB 3.0.3 released

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Hi, guys... Nice news...
One thing I noted, though..
I haven't updated, yet (will test in a while on my localhost), but in the language changes I saw - among others - one addition:

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	'WRITABLE_CONFIG'		=> 'Your config file (config.php) is currently world-writable. We strongly encourage you to change the permissions to 640 or at least to 644 (for example: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chmod" rel="external">chmod</a> 640 config.php).',
The problem is that - at least at my forum.. - if I chmod to 640 I get a blank page. 644 works OK..
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IPB_Refugee wrote:@all:

When you update using the codechanges, you should know that there is one missing part regarding memberlist_body.html:

phpBB-3.0.2_to_3.0.3-codechanges

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IPB_Refugee wrote:@all:

When you update using the codechanges, you should know that there is one missing part regarding memberlist_body.html:

phpBB-3.0.2_to_3.0.3-codechanges

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...and there seems to be a problem with the updater recognizing an updated memberlist.php file.
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Re: Discuss: phpBB 3.0.3 released

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cherokee red wrote:Already been reported to the tracker earlier this evening ;)
I know. I wrote this for the colleagues who are going to update and who might read this topic (the official discussion topic for the new release), not for the phpBB.com team. :)

@Rich: Thanks for letting us know. I will keep it in mind when I'm going to update my board.

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Acyd Burn wrote:
Artack wrote:When we can download full package of Code Changes?
They will no longer be provided, because they will in 99% of cases destroy users boards. They are not meant for updating. We only provide the language changes and the style changes in this format.

For updating modified boards you can use the automatic update package or the patch package.
Wow, that's sad news, Acyd Burn. :( :oops: I have so many mods installed and my forum's templates are so customized that the only way I had to update my forum was with the code changes...

I found code changes here, but I don't know if the text file is correct... :oops:

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jmaraujo wrote:Wow, that's sad news, Acyd Burn. :( :oops: I have so many mods installed and my forum's templates are so customized that the only way I had to update my forum was with the code changes...
We still provide the code changes for templates.
jmaraujo wrote:I found code changes here, but I don't know if the text file is correct... :oops:
They will be incorrect ;)
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What about patch files? Will they still be provided?
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Dog Cow wrote:What about patch files? Will they still be provided?
Of course, and you can always generate your own from SVN ;)
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ToonArmy wrote:
Dog Cow wrote:What about patch files? Will they still be provided?
Of course, and you can always generate your own from SVN ;)
Ok, that was just too obvious. :lol: Weren't the code changes generated from the patch files? I mean, they're basically the same, just in a different format, right? I think a utility could be made to automatically generate them.
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Dog Cow wrote:Ok, that was just too obvious. :lol: Weren't the code changes generated from the patch files? I mean, they're basically the same, just in a different format, right? I think a utility could be made to automatically generate them.
We have such a utility but evidently it is quite fragile ;)
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Last night I was working on a mod that is now included in 3.0.3, the new PM permissions. Thanks for taking a huge amount of work off me Dev team. :D And your implementation is probably better than anything I could have come up with.
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Well, I used Beyond Compare 2 to update the PHP portion of my boards. I don't really see the extensive problems described previously, but to each his own :)

I recommend this program to anyone, as it can compare files/folders even through FTP. Really makes updating a breeze from the "Modified Files Only" package.
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Re: Discuss: phpBB 3.0.3 released

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About how long does it take to complete this update?

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