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#13 2011-03-26 23:11:00

els
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From: The Netherlands
Registered: 2004-06-06
Posts: 7,458

Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Another site on another server:

Warning: is_readable() [function.is-readable]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/dev/urandom) is not within the allowed path(s): (/home/xxx/:/tmp:/var/tmp:/usr/local/lib/php/) in /home/xxx/domains/xxx.net/public_html/textpattern/lib/PasswordHash.php on line 51

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/xxx/domains/xxx.net/public_html/textpattern/lib/PasswordHash.php:51) in /home/xxx/domains/xxx.net/public_html/textpattern/include/txp_auth.php on line 224

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/xxx/domains/axxx.net/public_html/textpattern/lib/PasswordHash.php:51) in /home/xxx/domains/xxx.net/public_html/textpattern/include/txp_auth.php on line 231
The following PHP functions (which may be necessary to run Textpattern) are disabled on your server: escapeshellarg, escapeshellcmd, proc_close, proc_get_status, proc_nice, proc_terminate, pclose
PHP version: 5.2.5
GD Image Library: bundled (2.0.34 compatible); supported formats: GIF, JPG, PNG.
Server TZ: Europe/Berlin
Server Local Time: 2011-03-27 00:00:09
DST enabled?: 0
Automatically adjust DST setting?: 0
Time Zone:  (+3600)
MySQL: 5.0.51a-community
Locale: en_GB
Server: Apache/2
Apache version: Apache/2
PHP Server API: apache2handler
RFC 2616 headers: 
Server OS: Linux 2.6.24-ovz008.1

Otherwise OK just like the other ones.

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#14 2011-03-26 23:19:18

ruud
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Adi, you’d miss updates on the /files (.htaccess-dist), /rpc and /sites directories.
Also, you’d copy the /textpattern/setup files, which should be deleted after the initial install (they’re not used when upgrading).

I noticed some other things in the instructions:

Using FTP/SFTP again, navigate to the folder you created in step 1 and copy the new files from there to the original location on your server, overwriting the old installation files.

You may not want to copy the contents of the images/files directories. On some installs the first 2 images have been modified by the user, so you don’t want them overwritten by the original files.

Then copy your existing config.php from the /textpattern/ folder in the folder you created in step 2 to the new /textpattern/ folder in the original location on your server.

The distributed TXP files don’t contain config.php, only config-dist.php, so that instruction seems unnecessary.

In the case of the .htaccess file, if you had any customizations…

This also applies to /textpattern/lib/admin_config.php if you’ve modified what each role is allowed to do.

Personally I tend to remove HISTORY and README files, because they show which TXP version you’re using.

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#15 2011-03-26 23:39:43

gomedia
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Registered: 2008-06-01
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Ruud,

I appreciate that the upgrade for this release is a bit more complicated, and I only sketched over the old procedure details, but if you tell users to copy all directories without impressing on them the need to do a backup, then /files, /images, custom .htaccess files, config.php etc etc may get obliterated. My concern is of the casual nature of the backup advice.

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#16 2011-03-27 00:45:21

johnstephens
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From: Woodbridge, VA
Registered: 2008-06-01
Posts: 997
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

I just upgraded a site on my dev server and found a problem with running this version with MLP. The site previously used Textpattern 4.3.0 without any problems.

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#17 2011-03-27 00:53:00

johnstephens
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From: Woodbridge, VA
Registered: 2008-06-01
Posts: 997
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

If I’ve done something wrong, please let me know. I upgraded by logging out of Textpattern and copying the new distribution over the old via cp -r. After that, I renamed the .htaccess-dist file and logged in again.

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#18 2011-03-27 00:56:30

els
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

John, did you see my post in the MLP thread?

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#19 2011-03-27 00:58:36

johnstephens
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Got it, thank you again Els. You are the baddest dude in town.

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#20 2011-03-27 00:58:47

els
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

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#21 2011-03-27 04:13:24

jstubbs
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Registered: 2004-12-13
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Before upgrading, any particular instructions for multi-site installs?

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#22 2011-03-27 04:14:41

rsilletti
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From: Spokane WA
Registered: 2004-04-28
Posts: 707

Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Clean install went perfectly, testing the following so far without a hitch:

Version 4.4.0 TXP

Plugins:

glz_custom_fields.v1.2.4
wet_slimpattern 0.4.1 (modified for mint)
ras_author_list v4.2.3
ras_plugin_credits v4.0.7
fields_api v0.1

Admin theme:

“HIVE”

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#23 2011-03-27 07:35:34

wet
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From: Lenzing, Austria
Registered: 2005-06-06
Posts: 3,267
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Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

Pat64 wrote:

On last page install, I’ve got this warning message: Warning: is_readable() [function.is-readable]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/dev/urandom) is not within the allowed path(s)

Thanks for the report. I’ll try to propagate this to phpass’s author. You can track the outcome at this issue.

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#24 2011-03-27 13:54:18

progo
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Registered: 2009-12-11
Posts: 11

Re: Feedback for the Textpattern 4.4.0 release

—nevermind— No matter how clever I try to be, something gets screwed. I ran

diff -q textpattern-4.4.0/textpattern public_html/textpattern |grep "differ$"|awk '{print "mv " $2 " " $4}'

And got reasonable results. It did recursively. But no, I had to cp -r to fix things.

Last edited by progo (2011-03-29 12:55:17)

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