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Converting 2.5 to 2.5.2 without losing settings (Read 7,587 times)
 Reply #120 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 3:46pm
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Re: Converting 2.5 to 2.5.2 without losing settings
It doesn't matter in which order you unzip the mod or download things from your server/unzip the new yabb install package. It's just that before you run BoardMod both things need to have happened. The YaBB.pl is in your downloaded yabb install OR from the cgi-bin/yabb2 directory on your server that you downloaded.

The question is on the order of 'I'm getting my car serviced, which has to come first, the oil change or the fill up?' Answer: 'Who cares so long as they both get done before your leave the service station.'
 
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 Reply #121 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 4:36pm
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Re: Converting 2.5 to 2.5.2 without losing settings
I can not find the yabb.pl file in the files that i got from unzipping StopForumSpam_Mod_V0_6.zip

can anyone help me find this? I need to point board mod to this file but i dont have it.PLEASE read all posts ablove this one from me.............. they are all related.

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 Reply #122 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 4:41pm
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Re: Converting 2.5 to 2.5.2 without losing settings
Dandello wrote on Jan 12th, 2013 at 3:46pm:
The YaBB.pl is in your downloaded yabb install OR from the cgi-bin/yabb2 directory on your server that you downloaded.


Repeat: the YaBB.pl is NOT in the mod. It's in the cgi-bin/yabb2/ directory.

There IS no yabb.pl  (all lowercase) currently in YaBB. So any place you see someone (like me) refer to yabb.pl it should be YaBB.pl. And it's still in 'cgi-bin/yabb2/'
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 Reply #123 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 5:45pm
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Re: Converting 2.5 to 2.5.2 without losing settings
dave1111 wrote on Jan 12th, 2013 at 4:36pm:
I can not find the yabb.pl file in the files that i got from unzipping StopForumSpam_Mod_V0_6.zip

can anyone help me find this? I need to point board mod to this file but i dont have it.

You did follow my request and copy the yabb2 folder from your server to your PC?

That is where you will find YaBB.pl
 
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 Reply #124 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 6:00pm
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what files do i have to upload to the server to upgrade from 2.5AE TO 2.5.2???????????????


I dont want to lose my settings............ by settings I mean all those little questions you see in the screen shot,....and more.......... it took me a long time to answer them all

 
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depablo


yues I did that... but SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO many other problems now came up..........


many of the directories in yabb 2.5.2 are no on my server but I am cleaerly running 2.5.2 as you can see at the bottom of my board on line ... there is a screen shot of that image somewhere int he 9 page topic.

 
 
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Another file, now , after the 4th re-download seems to be corrupt..... am i correct with this?  

see attachment and screen shot.

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my copy has a . and _ in it

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 Reply #127 - Jan 12th, 2013 at 8:38pm
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this is the file being renamed if you look at the pic you will see in FileZilla that you have ._admincatbg.gif then down a bit you have admincatbg.gif
 
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 Reply #128 - Jan 13th, 2013 at 4:57am
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Hi dave1111

That is your forum fixed updated and uploaded for you and also did some cleaning of files for you hope you enjoy your new YaBB forum  Wink
 
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I want to thank xnoddyx and everyone who has been posting and helping over the past week including dandella, westwegoman and many others
I can not thank you enough.


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Good news Dave  Smiley

Remember to make a backup now everything is working  Wink
 
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 Reply #131 - Jan 13th, 2013 at 2:32pm
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dave1111 wrote on Jan 13th, 2013 at 1:29pm:
want to thank xnoddyx and everyone who has been posting and helping over the past week including dandella, westwegoman and many others
I can not thank you enough.

Glad to see you got it sorted.  Smiley
 
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yes it is backed up... xnoddyx gave me a back up in ZIP format...

thaNK YOU ALL SO MUCH AGAIN depablo and many others
 
 
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depablo wrote on Jan 13th, 2013 at 1:49pm:
Good news Dave  Smiley

Remember to make a backup now everything is working  Wink


i set the backup reminder to 2 days  Wink on the forum so think that will be ok  Smiley

 
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 Reply #134 - Jan 13th, 2013 at 7:37pm
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cool thanks
 
 
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