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From Louis Masters <>
Subject Re: Problems upgrading, 2.6 to 2.8
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:33:49 GMT
Is this Tomcat?  When I went from 2.6 to 2.8 I had some really strange issues until I remembered
to clear out all of the 'temp' directories.

Nascif Abousalh-Neto wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to upgrade from 2.6 to 2.8.2; I had don’t upgrades before and usually after
some work they worked OK.
> Now the wiki is not even starting, and I wonder if there wasn’t a change that made
it non-backward compatible. Here are the exceptions I am seeing at the logs:
> 2009-09-02 18:28:54,315 [http-80-3] FATAL com.ecyrd.jspwiki.WikiEngine  - PageProvider
is unable to list pages:
> com.ecyrd.jspwiki.providers.ProviderException: Attachment disappeared while reading information:
if you did not touch the repository, there is a serious bug somewhere. Attachment = log.exe-dir,
decoded = log.exe
> I looked the pages repository and I didn’t have any log.exe-dir directory. Worse, the
attachments I have there use the suffix –att, not –dir. Was there a change on how attachments
are stored? I am using a VersioningFileProvider.
> The second problem is below. I don’t think I had setup any filters. Where can I check
to get more info about their configuration? Only thing close to that that I did was to remove
the comments on web.xml to enable XML-RPC and mail notification.
> 2009-09-02 18:28:54,315 [http-80-3] FATAL com.ecyrd.jspwiki.WikiEngine  - Failed to start
> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Attempt to provide a null filter - this should never
happen.  Please check your configuration (or if you're a developer, check your own code.)
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.filters.FilterManager.addPageFilter(
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.WikiEngine.initialize(
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.WikiEngine.<init>(
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.WikiEngine.getInstance(
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.ui.WikiServletFilter.init(
>         at com.ecyrd.jspwiki.ui.WikiJSPFilter.init(
> I added my extra plugin jars to the web-inf/lib, but I made sure I didn’t replace any
of the existing JSPWiki 2.8.2 jars.
> Any hint or suggestion will be greatly appreciated. We have a lot of content and I would
like to move to the latest and greatest version of JSPWiki.
> Cheers,
>   /Nascif
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> Nascif Abousalh-Neto
> Software Development Manager
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