[packman] Re : PBMS state ATM

guillaume.gardet at free.fr guillaume.gardet at free.fr
Thu Jul 11 16:56:27 CEST 2013


----- Stefan Botter <jsj at jsj.dyndns.org> a écrit :
> Hi all,
> a week is gone without PMBS now, and I am struggeling to get a new 
> system up. While it is no problem to set up a new OBS, my goal is to 
> have the state of the last backup - from Wed, June 26th - restored with 
> as few losses as possible.
> Right now there is a OBS 2.4, all data is in place, I can log in to the 
> web UI and the API, but there are corruptions in the api database, which 
> inhibit the system from working at all.
> I do not believe, that the corruption is in the original data, but 
> arrises through the update process from the rather ancient OBS the old 
> PMBS was running to the current version 2.4. The documented update 
> process (rake db:migrate) fails miserably.
> There are now two possibilities to go:
> - start from scratch, have all users register again, and restore 
> packages from src.rpm's, while cleaning up the projects, or
> - try to restore the api database through a step-wise update through 
> 2.0, 2.1, 2.3 to 2.4 in the hope, that the data are preserved well.
> I favour the latter approach, but this will still take a while. The 
> first option is still on the table.
> I'll be back ;-)

Maybe ask on obs mailing list?


> Stefan
> -- 
> Stefan Botter zu Hause
> Bremen

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