It's not just the file, the folder it resides in as well. That should be a 7 
for the user that the web server runs under

-----Original Message-----
From: Pravin Nadarajoo <>

Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 19:04:30 
To: reviewboard<>
Subject: Re: backup and restore SQLite DB

Thanks for your reply Jeff. I left the permissions of the DB file as
644. Will just try 777 for now and see what happens. Will write here


On Jul 17, 2:21 am, Jeff Andros <> wrote:
> not to be a pain, but does the web user also have write access to the
> directory that the SQLite file resides in? it needs to create a couple of
> temp files in that directory for indices and such.
> --Jeff
> 2009/7/16 Pravin Nadarajoo <>
> > Hi there,
> > I've just installed the new stable release of ReviewBoard (ver 1.0) on
> > a new machine and i'm trying to move my Sqlite DB (.db) from an old
> > one with ReviewBoard (rc2) to the new machine. From your site, I
> > learnt that all I need to do is point ReviewBoard to the location of
> > the old DB file and it should work. But i'm getting thrown with an
> > "Internal Server Error", even after changing the ownership of it to
> > the web user.
> > Is there a proper way in which i can backup my SQLite DB from the old
> > ReviewBoard (old machine) and then properly restore it to my new
> > machine's ReviewBoard? Please point me in the right direction.
> > Thanks
> > Truly
> > Pravin
> --
> Jeff
> O|||||||O

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