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From Matt Raible <>
Subject Re: More issues with 5.0 RC4
Date Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:35:04 GMT
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Dave <> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Matt Raible <>
> wrote:
> > On Apr 26, 2011, at 12:20 PM, Dave wrote:
> >> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Matt Raible <>
> wrote:
> >>> This morning I discovered a couple new issues with my 5.0 RC4 install.
> >>> 1) My tag cloud isn't working on my site. When I hit the following
> link, I don't get any errors in my log, but it results in a 404. Any ideas?
> >>>
> >
> >> That probably means that you don't have a tag index page in your side,
> >> or something the page you do have became "unmarked" as a tags index
> >> page. If that's the case, it would be very nice to know why that
> >> happened so we can fix it before release.
> >
> > Is this a servlet that should be in web.xml?
> No. In a custom theme, there are four types of template actions that
> you can create (weblog, permalink, search, tagsIndex and custom). For
> the "/blog/tags/tag" form of URL, then you need one template that is
> the tagIndex template.
> Unfortunately, Roller does not display the name of a template's action
> anywhere so it is hard to tell which templates are which actions.
> Please check the "webpage" table and see if you have a template with
> action of "tagsIndex."

So I'm guessing this is a change b/w 4 and 5? In 4, I think clicking on tags
just showed the user the regular weblog template with filtered entries. My
theme does not have a tagIndex, but I'm guessing I can add a new XML entry
that points to Weblog.vm.

... waits 5 minutes and tries it ...

Yep, that worked.


> >>> 2) It looks like some of my blog entries are truncated. For example:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Is there something in the import script that might've truncated my
> entries when I re-imported all of them?
> >>
> >> Which import script are you talking about? I was not aware (or forgot)
> >> that we have an importer in Roller.
> >
> > I'm talking about the db upgrade script. I had issues upgrading my
> database (MySQL 3.x) and ended up changing to a 5.x database. However, it
> looks like something got lost when I imported my 3.x database into 5, so I'm
> wondering if there's a length on the weblogentry.text field that might've
> chopped off content. Or maybe mysqldump did it when exporting. I'm not sure.
> I'm working with my hosting provider to try and see if there's a MySQL Diff
> tool I can use to see what entries need refreshing from my old database.
> That is scary. There is no limit on the blog entry content field size,
> we declare it as type "text" which is an unlimited CLOB type. I guess
> it is possible that something went wrong with MySQL dump or import
> commands, but I'd expect those tools to be pretty rock solid by none.
> I hope have the dump files that you exported.
> - Dave

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