[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Need Help for Upgrading
dan at coffeecode.net
Fri Oct 12 09:28:29 EDT 2012
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 09:28:07AM +0530, Jayaraj JR wrote:
> We ( Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
> -Thiruvananthapuram ) have been using Evergreen version 18.104.22.168 for
> automating the Library Oparations. Now we would like to upgrade to the
> latest stable version. I have learned from the manual that we have upgrade
> step by step from version 22.214.171.124. to 126.96.36.199 then to 188.8.131.52 and the like.
> It will take a lot of technical effort. we are using Ubuntu version 8.04 as
> server. Is there any easy way for us to upgrade direct to any of the recent
> releases. What factors should be considered while upgrading ?. Kindly
> provide some easy manual for this purpose.
I don't know what version of OpenSRF you're on, but you'll want to
upgrade to 2.1.0.
For Evergreen you'll need to upgrade from 1.6 -> 2.0 -> 2.1 -> 2.2 ->
2.3, with all of the intermediate SQL upgrades in between. Also, 1.6 has
not been supported for a very long time, and even 2.0 has been out of
support for some time now, so there won't be much community support
available for those hurdles.
And you'll want to upgrade your Ubuntu 8.04 server to Ubuntu 12.04.
And you'll likely want to change from script-based circulation to
in-database circulation, and from the JSPAC catalogue to the TPAC
I honestly think, at this point, you would be better off just dumping
the core data from the actor, asset, biblio, and action tables (those
are the important ones I can think of off the top of my head), and
treating it as a migration of data to a brand new Evergreen server.
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