Oh, OK, I'll use the MySQL db option then, thanks!  Presumably the
only database I need to transfer with mysqldump is the one named after
my Review Board site ("reviewboard" in my case)?

Ian

On Jul 20, 12:49 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> SQLite should never really be used for a production system. It's not really
> designed for extensive concurrency. We use MySQL and haven't had a problem
> with it, so I'd personally recommend that.
>
> The dump/import I was referring to would be the native SQL dump. That only
> works when going between the same database type (MySQL to MySQL, for
> instance). In this case, you'd use mysqldump to dump it out and mysql to
> load it back in (you'll have to look up some instructions online for doing
> this).
>
> Christian
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> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:42 AM, Ian <email....@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I did do a complete fresh install of 1.0.9 on my new server actually,
> > I was only trying to upgrade the site files.  :-)  It looks like we're
> > using MySQL on the old server.  Which brings up another question,
> > which database is recommended for best performance with Review Board?
> > I'm using Mac OS X Server 10.6 on the new server, and SQLite seems to
> > have more built-in Python support than the other databases on that
> > platform.  How would I do the dump/import?  (Or at least where are the
> > relevant files?)
>
> > Ian
>
> > On Jul 19, 12:05 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > > Hi Ian,
>
> > > I would recommend doing a complete, fresh install (of the software, not
> > the
> > > site yet) to start out on the new server, rather than copying Review
> > Board
> > > files over. Then do an SQL dump of your database (which are you using?)
> > and
> > > import it onto the new server. Once you've done that, you should be able
> > to
> > > create a site using rb-site install, and specify the information on your
> > > database. You my then want to do rb-site upgrade on it just to make sure
> > all
> > > the migrations happened properly.
>
> > > It's hard to say how well it will work, given the age of the software,
> > but
> > > give it a try. It might work. If it doesn't, we'll look into another
> > > solution.
>
> > > Christian
>
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> > > On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 3:47 AM, Ian <email....@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I recently inherited a Review Board server which was last updated some
> > > > time around June 5, 2008.  I can't find the version of Review Board
> > > > that's installed anywhere, but judging by the dates I think this would
> > > > be a pre-alpha 1.0 installation.  I need to migrate it to new hardware/
> > > > new OS/current RB/etc.  I set up a new server with Review Board 1.0.9,
> > > > copied the site over, then tried rb-site upgrade, but it didn't like
> > > > the site (said it couldn't find settings_local.py even though the file
> > > > is there).  All I really want to do is copy the reviews themselves
> > > > over; I'm quite happy if I have to redo all the settings and generally
> > > > recreate the site (in fact I'd almost prefer doing that...).  Can
> > > > anyone give me a little help?  If it gives you any clue as to which
> > > > version of Review Board I have, the site's directory looks like this.
> > > > (ChangeLog, NEWS, README, and __init__.py are all 0 byte files.)
>
> > > > $ ls reviewboard
> > > > AUTHORS                 contrib                 settings.py
> > > > COPYING                 devserver.sh            settings.pyc
> > > > ChangeLog               diffviewer              settings_local.py
> > > > Makefile.am             django_evolution        settings_local.py.tmpl
> > > > NEWS                    djblets                 settings_local.pyc
> > > > README                  htdocs                  settings_local.py~
> > > > __init__.py             iphone                  templates
> > > > __init__.pyc            m4                      test.py
> > > > accounts                manage.py               urls.py
> > > > admin                   reports                 urls.pyc
> > > > autogen.sh              reviews                 utils
> > > > conf                    scmtools                webapi
> > > > configure.ac            server.sh
>
> > > > Ian
>
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