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 <<O>>  Difference Topic TWikiUpgradeTo01May2000 (r1.1 - 22 Apr 2000 - PeterThoeny?)
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To upgrade an earlier TWiki version like 01 Sep 1999 to version 01 May 2000 you should do the following things:

  • Back up your system.
  • Update the templates in the /templates directory (and its subdirs):
    • Take the templates of the latest distribution as the base and merge your changes back into it.
  • Update the Perl scripts in the /bin directory:
    • Take the scripts of the latest distribution as the base and merge your changes back into it. Do so also for wikicfg.pm because it has important changes as well.
  • Update topics:
    • Copy the new Main. TWikiPreferences? topic (and *,v file) into your TWiki.Main web. Customize the topic to your needs.
    • Copy the new Main. WebPreferences, WebStatistics topics (and *,v files) into all your webs. Customize all WebPreferences topics to your needs (e.g. web color).
    • Copy WebSearch into all your webs, or modify the existing ones. Reason: Some switches for search changed.
    • Copy the TWiki documentation into your Main web: Topics TWikiDocumentation, TWikiUsernameVsLoginUsername, TWikiVariables, TWikiNotificationOfChanges?, TWikiCategoryTable, TWikiImplementationNotes?, TWikiInstallationNotes?, TWikiUpgradeTo01May2000, TextFormattingRules, TWikiHistory .
    • Copy the registration topic into your Main web:
      • In case you are on an Intranet: Copy topic TWikiRegistration to Main.TWikiRegistration. Customize if needed.
      • In case you are on a public server: Copy topic TWikiRegistrationPub to Main.TWikiRegistration. Customize if needed.
    • Copy the Main. TWikiWebsTable topic (and *,v file) into your Main web and customize it. Reason: The new release does not use the *.inc include files anymore.
    • Optionally: Search for %INCLUDE%'s in all your webs and change them to the new %INCLUDE{"file.ext"}% syntax. Note: Your old %INCLUDE:"file.ext"% syntax still works (the legacy rule is defined in wikicfg.pm .)
  • Add the PoweredByTWikiLogo if TWiki is installed on a public web server.

-- PeterThoeny? - 28 Apr 2000


Topic TWikiUpgradeTo01May2000 . { View | Diffs | r1.4 | > | r1.3 | > | r1.2 | More }
Revision r1.1 - 22 Apr 2000 - 01:01 GMT - PeterThoeny?
Revision r1.4 - 01 Sep 2001 - 07:20 GMT - MikeMannix?
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