Same here, using SVN checkout. In spite of that, there would be no
reservations in upgrading ReviewBoard as long as the previous data
stored in the database can be safely preserved.
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 7:09 AM, Christian Hammond <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> We need to know who is still running Review Board directly out of a SVN
> checkout, rather than through an installed copy (by way of "make install").
> We're trying to transition away from Makefiles for installation and toward
> Python eggs. However, this requires a few changes in our SVN tree:
> 1) Most everything currently in the top-level "reviewboard" directory will
> move into a subdirectory. This means directories such as "reviews,"
> "scmtools," etc. Directories such as "contrib" will stay where they are.
> This will break any python paths you have set up if you're running out of a
> SVN checkout.
> 2) We'll no longer include Djblets or Django-Evolution directly in the SVN
> tree. These should be installed as separate packages. We'll make this easy
> to do.
> 3) All Makefiles will be removed in favor of setup.py.
> Python eggs will make installation far easier. Once we've transitioned over
> fully, installing or upgrading Review Board will only require running
> "easy_install ReviewBoard" on the command line, or running "sudo setup.py
> install" in an SVN checkout. The Django, Djblets and Django-Evolution
> dependencies will be fetched and installed automatically for you.
> Before we start to do the final work needed for this, we'd like to know what
> kind of impact this will have on people. If you're using "make install" you
> should be fine (though you'll have to stop using "make install" and start
> using "setup.py").
> If people could let us know if they are running directly out of an SVN
> checkout, it would help. And we'd advise transitioning to a proper
> installation as soon as possible.
> Christian Hammond - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> VMware, Inc.
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