I checked permissions - it turned out that ext had permissions of 755 and
infact needs 775 as the user is in group www-data but the www-data needs w
access to ext.
Perhaps that could be added to the debug message to help other people who
make the same mistake as me.
On Friday, August 3, 2012 7:49:01 PM UTC+1, Christian Hammond wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> The CACHE_* warnings you get are harmless. Just new APIs in Django we have
> to migrate to.
> We can't detect the config file location. The user may be using our
> auto-generated ones, or they may have copied/pasted into their Apache
> configuration. There's no way for us to know.
> So I wasn't completely sure, but did you create the ext directory and set
> the ownership on it? Can you show me a ls -ld of that directory? That
> should be the last thing you'd need to configure.
> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
> VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 6:39 AM, Daniel Laird <
> daniel.j.la...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I have tried to install this release.
>> I had to manually installed Djblets 0.7 and then I could install by
>> specifying -f to easy_install.
>> Onc done I then did
>> rb-site upgrade /path/my/site
>> This took a while and generated the following:
>> Upgrading Review Board from 1.6.11 to 1.7 beta 1
>> There are unapplied evolutions for auth.
>> There are unapplied evolutions for accounts.
>> There are unapplied evolutions for diffviewer.
>> Adding baseline version for new models
>> Project signature has changed - an evolution is required
>> Installing custom SQL ...
>> Installing indexes ...
>> Installed 0 object(s) from 0 fixture(s)
>> Evolution successful.
>> Resetting in-database caches.
>> Upgrade complete.
>> has changed. You will need to make manual changes to
>> your web server configuration.
>> For Apache, you will need to add:
>> Alias /static "/var/www/reviewboard-satv.tandbergtv.lan/htdocs/static"
>> For lighttpd, add the following to alias.url:
>> "/static" => "/var/www/reviewboard-satv.tandbergtv.lan/htdocs/static"
>> Once you have made these changes, type the following
>> to resolve this:
>> $ rb-site manage /var/www/reviewboard-satv.tandbergtv.lan
>> resolve-check static-media
>> I think the help could tell you which conf file to update with the Alias.
>> However did that and then ran the command specified.
>> I then restarted memcached and apache.
>> However I now get a splash screen that says:
>> *Manual server updates required
>>> **A recent upgrade requires manual updates to be made on this server.
>>> After these changes are made, you should restart your server.
>>> **If you have any questions or problems, please contact us on our
>>> mailing list.*
>> But I have done this:
>> It also says:
>> *Your site's extensions media directory isn't properly set up. This
>>> directory is where Review Board will store various extension media files.
>>> **Your extensions media directory is currently at:
>>> **Permission problems
>>> **The directory must be writable by the web server. On Linux/Unix/Mac,
>>> you can fix this by typing:
>>> ** $ sudo chown -R www-data
>>> **On Windows, right-click the data directory and change the ownership
>>> to www-data.*
>> But I have also checked this.
>> Have you got any logging I can try and turn on to debug further?
>> Finally I am also getting a lot of these when running any rb-site
>>> DeprecationWarning: settings.CACHE_* is deprecated; use settings.CACHES
>>> ** DeprecationWarning*
>> I am running on Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit Server.
>> On Friday, August 3, 2012 9:49:58 AM UTC+1, Christian Hammond wrote:
>>> Hey everyone,
>>> I'm happy to announce that we've pushed out the release of Review Board
>>> 1.7 beta 1. There's many new and exciting things in this release, but
>>> rather than repeat myself, I'll just link you to the news post.
>>> Please let me know if you hit any problems. And remember, it's a beta,
>>> so use your best judgment when deciding where to deploy it. Any testing
>>> would definitely be helpful, though, as that will help ensure a
>>> higher-quality release.
>>> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
>>> Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
>>> VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
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