Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of quintagroup.transmogrifier


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Nov 19, 2010 11:30:35 AM (9 years ago)
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    1212Before initiating migration you have to create buildouts for old Plone 2.1 site and new Plone 3.2 site. These buildouts should include some extra packages, since we will use a special tool - transmogrifier for content migration. See the following explanations. 
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    14 == Creating buildout for Plone 2.1 site == 
    15 With Plone 2.1, Plone-based websites were not managed by buildout. Zope instances were created manually and Plone 2.1 archive with all required products was simply extracted into the Products subdirectory. That's why old Zope instance should be transformed to buildout. To accomplish this - do the following steps: 
     14== Create buildout for Plone 2.1 site == 
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     16Plone 2.1-based websites were not managed by buildout. Zope instances were created manually and Plone 2.1 archive with all required products was simply extracted into the Products subdirectory. That's why old Zope instance should be transformed to buildout. To accomplish this - do the following steps: 
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    17181. Our buildouts require '''Python 2.4''' with several additional packages. If you don't have this version of Python, you will have to install it. Find more about this at http://plone.org/documentation/tutorial/buildout/prerequisites page. 
     
    3031where '''paster''' - is a special python script (it goes with !ZopeSkel bundle), used for creating different Python projects and in our case it creates Plone buildout.  
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    32 Note that project template is given in '''-t plone2.5_buildout''' option. We use Plone 2.5 template because there is no template for Plone 2.1 buildout. We can use the existing Plone 2.5 template with minor modifications. After typing the command and pushing ''Enter'' button you will need to answer some questions: 
     33Note the project template given in '''-t plone2.5_buildout''' option. We use Plone 2.5 template because there is no template for Plone 2.1 buildout. We can use the existing Plone 2.5 template with minor modifications. After typing the command and pushing ''Enter'' button you will need to answer some questions: 
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    3435 * project name - directory, where buildout will be created (for example plone21)