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Spiros Ioannou
Spiros Ioannou committed Apr 26, 2012
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-GENERAL INFO
+INFO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Most versions add changes to the Database. If upgrading several versions you
-must apply all the relevant SQL commands to the DB. Those commands are found
-in the CHANGELOG file.
-For example, if updating from versino 0.14 -> 0.16 you must execute inside the
-sqlite prompt the commands in the 0.14->0.15 section and after that the commands
-found in 0.15->0.16 section in the CHANGELOG file
+must apply all the relevant SQL commands to the DB. As of version 1.7 this is
+performed from the GUI on first run.
-INSTRUCTIONS
+All your files reside inside the itdb/data/ directory. Both the database and the
+uploaded files.
+
+
+
+INSTRUCTIONS to upgrade version 1.6 to 1.7
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1.Backup everything (the whole directory). You can use the "Get Full Backup"
link on the menu, or from the command like use something like: cp -a itdb/
itdbold/
2.Extract the tar over the existing files. The file itdb.db should not be
overwritten (it won't normaly since there is no itdb.db file on the package).
+ or
+ Transfer the itdb/data from the old installation to a fresh installation
3.run sqlite3 on the command prompt inside the itdb/data/ directory:
sqlite3 itdb.db
@@ -27,3 +31,18 @@ INSTRUCTIONS
6.fix the ownerships/permissions if necessary as per original installation instructions
+
+INSTRUCTIONS for version >1.7
+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
+
+1.Backup everything (the whole itdb directory). You can use the "Get Full Backup"
+ link on the menu, or from the command like use something like:
+ tar zcvf itdb.tar.gz itdb/
+
+2.Extract the new tar over the existing files. The file itdb.db should not be
+ overwritten (it won't normaly since there is no itdb.db file on the package).
+ or
+ Transfer the itdb/data from the old installation to a fresh installation
+
+3.Browse to the itdb/ with your browser and follow instructions as prompted
+

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