[ic] Will upgrading interchange clobber existing catalogs?
Dominic Tey Kek Keong
Sun, 25 Mar 2001 21:34:48 +0800
On 24 Mar 2001, at 23:48, Mike Heins wrote:
> > Will upgrading interchange clobber existing catalogs?
> Quoting Dominic Tey Kek Keong (email@example.com):
> > Hi, I have quite a number of catalogs done up in interchange-4.6.1
> > (12 in all) and with this new version of interchange-4.6.4 I would like
> > to upgrade it to take advantage of the security fix as well as
> > mod_interchange among others.
> The security fix is as easy as removing the :backup record from
> access.asc in your products directory, but the new UserDB module
> won't allow a login from :backup so that will work too.
> > My reluctance is having to resusitate the various catalogs if
> > anything goes wrong. OUCH!
> > If there's a better / safer way to do it, I would really appreciate any
> > tips on it.
> > Thanks in advance for any or no help :-)
> You should be able to simply install over the top of your existing 4.6.1
> with no impact and no changes necessary. Just tar up a backup of the
> interchange software directory just in case.
OK, thanks for the reply, then it shall be so with a tarball or two as
backup and crossing my toes at the same time.
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