I think it worked!!  Thanks so much!!!

Ian

On Jul 20, 2:05 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> Yep, that should be the only thing.
>
> As for the actual site files, the only things you should need to transfer
> are anything in htdocs/media/uploaded/.
>
> Christian
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> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 1:57 AM, Ian <email....@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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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