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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: Migration component Ideas
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 02:31:54 GMT
Maybe it would make sense to put a migration folder in each component
under that folder would be like 4.0to9.04, 9.04to10.4

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BJ Freeman sent the following on 8/23/2010 4:45 PM:
> ofbiz at this point offers a rudimentary migration doc, thanks to the
> mostly Jacques effort.
>
> But let me give you an idea of what I experience with my BBS free software.
> 1)the upgrade you download puts the software in a non access mode from
> the web.
> 2)it evaluate what version you are running
> 3)it then goes to the software site and generate a download of files and
> database changes, as a script.
> 4)after you install the files it rechecks that everything in there and
> does a database migration.
> 5) it runs tests to validate crucial operations.
> 6) it then tells you to remove the folder with the upgrade which
> unblocks the web access.
>
> now for ofbiz I see those steps as
> 1) add a service that stops web access while upgrade
> 2) notes and stores the current svn version
> 3) upgrades from the latest branch that is a release(by version number)
> 4) checks database against upgrades and reports what has to be done
> manually if any. then is the hardest part.
> 5) keeps rechecking till the database passes configure test.
> 6) gives a message to restart ofbiz or issues a restart command.
>
> any thoughts
>
>
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> BJ Freeman <http://bjfreeman.elance.com>
> Strategic Power Office with Supplier Automation
> <http://www.businessesnetwork.com/automation/viewforum.php?f=52>
> Specialtymarket.com <http://www.specialtymarket.com/>
> Systems Integrator-- Glad to Assist
>
> Chat Y! messenger: bjfr33man
>
>


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