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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #18 - Mar 26th, 2013 at 7:00pm
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GT-Eins wrote on Mar 25th, 2013 at 4:41pm:
Yes thanks - Xnoddyx helped a lot when our forum was hacked last year  - guess he will work out something.

Thanks for your support & hints so far!
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #17 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 4:41pm
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Yes thanks - Xnoddyx helped a lot when our forum was hacked last year  - guess he will work out something.

Thanks for your support & hints so far!
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #16 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 4:06pm
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It means something did get messed up in the upload or some parameter in Setup.pl/Subs.pl needs to be changed for your server configuration. I'm not a strong server person so I suggest dropping xnoddyx a PM with your site particulars so he can check what's going on.
  

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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #15 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 3:42pm
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Yes - my attempt to setup stopped unexpected ias stated above: GT-Eins wrote on Mar 25th, 2013 at 2:54pm:
SH**!
Next errorcode after trying to start setup  and log in as admin:

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Fehlerhafte Kodierung der Inhalte
      
      
         Die aufgerufene Seite kann nicht angezeigt werden, da sie eine ungültige oder nicht unterstützte Form der Kompression verwendet.
      

      
       Die aufgerufene Seite kann nicht angezeigt werden, da sie eine ungültige oder nicht unterstützte Form der Kompression verwendet.Bitte kontaktieren Sie die Website-Betreiber, um sie über dieses Problem zu informieren.


Means: Wrong Coding - page can´t be displayed because it uses an invalid or  not supported form of compression.

What is that?
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #14 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 3:39pm
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If you uploaded from a Windows machine, the file sizes will always be different as Windows calculates file sizes by a different algorithm that *nix -  they natively use different file systems. This has nothing to do with, and no indication of, whether or not the files are corrupted.

If you open the Paths.pl that is on your server what does it say? If it says
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# Blank Paths.pl file

1; 


then Setup was not successfully run.

  

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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #13 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 3:04pm
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What irritateds me is that all Filesizes on the Server are smaller than on my Laptop
Reason seems to be the transfer in ASCII-Mode which creates smaller files than in Binary-Mode
But *.pl should be transferred in ASCII as the Quick Guide states and I did so.
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #12 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 2:54pm
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This is displayed from starting Setup.pl
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #11 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 2:54pm
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SH**!
Next errorcode after trying to log in as admin:

Edited:
Fehlerhafte Kodierung der Inhalte
       
       
          Die aufgerufene Seite kann nicht angezeigt werden, da sie eine ungültige oder nicht unterstützte Form der Kompression verwendet.
       

       
        Die aufgerufene Seite kann nicht angezeigt werden, da sie eine ungültige oder nicht unterstützte Form der Kompression verwendet.Bitte kontaktieren Sie die Website-Betreiber, um sie über dieses Problem zu informieren.


Means: Wrong Coding - page can´t be displayed because it uses an invalid or  not supported form of compression.

What is that?
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #10 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 2:33pm
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Errr - no
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Hmpff - maybe that was it!
I´ll try immediately.
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #9 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 5:45am
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Did you run Setup.pl? That's what fills in Paths.pl and creates Settings.pl (as well as some other files)
  

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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #8 - Mar 25th, 2013 at 4:01am
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Ahh - here we are!
Can´t log in
Yabb opens with error
so not fully installed
(Good hint - thanks!)

So next problem is: what went wrong?
All the files are there where they should belong
(I noticed during upload some varying file-sizes - is that  normal or not?)

  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #7 - Mar 24th, 2013 at 9:39pm
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To check if it was fully installed log in as admin. If you can do that, then your install is good. And FixFile should work as it opens the various files it needs with exactly the same commands as YaBB.pl.

Assuming the new install is where you're going to run YaBB from, do not over-write the new Paths.pl.
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #6 - Mar 24th, 2013 at 9:06pm
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Dandello wrote on Mar 24th, 2013 at 8:59pm:
Make sure your change in URL made it into Paths.pl. FixFile is looking for all the related path information in that file. Also - did you have 2.5.2 fully installed before trying to run FixFile? If 2.5.2 is not fully installed, Settings.pl will not be written and Paths.pl will be empty.


Yes fully installed - as least as i´m aware of that.
Did check that today
So I should copy contents of old paths.pl into the new version first?
  
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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #5 - Mar 24th, 2013 at 9:02pm
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Sorry Dandello - didn´t see your reply (though reload)

Paths.pl is the original from the download - should I replace that by a Version from the old forum?

currently paths.pl looks like that:
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# Blank Paths.pl file

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Re: Upgrade 2.3.1=>2.5.2 : FixFile.pl stops with errorcode
Reply #4 - Mar 24th, 2013 at 8:59pm
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Make sure your change in URL made it into Paths.pl. FixFile is looking for all the related path information in that file. Also - did you have 2.5.2 fully installed before trying to run FixFile? If 2.5.2 is not fully installed, Settings.pl will not be written and Paths.pl will be empty.
  

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