[Koha] changing from tarball installation to packages installation.
mtompset at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 23 04:37:01 NZDT 2012
> I installed with a tarball. I would like to use the packages. Is there a
> simple way to change from tarball installation to packages installation?
Yes, there is. :)
I haven't done this before, but there is a wiki page:
What I did was:
1) backup my DB (for example -- make sure to change the dbuser and dbname
$ mysqldump -u <dbuser> -p <dbname> > mybackup.sql
2) a fresh install of the OS and the packages install up to and including
3) put my old db in place (for example -- make sure to change the
$ sudo koha-mysql <instancename> < mybackup.sql
4) Then I continued the packages installation. The web install step did the
database scheme upgrades.
Granted, this is much easier when going from 3.4 or higher to current stable
(3.8.x). Prior to 3.4.x, there would be a couple more commands to do.
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