[Zope] windows->linux migration

Jens Vagelpohl jens@zope.com
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 14:01:02 -0400

the (filesystem) skins directories are usually part of a filesystem 
product, so they are accessible if you have the same product installed on 
the new setup. the "custom" ZODB-based skins directories are in the ZODB 
that you copy across, anyway.


On Monday, June 3, 2002, at 01:42 , Kelley, Sean wrote:

> Thanks.  So does that mean that I should copy the skins directories from 
> the
> Windows machine to the linux machine to get everything I currently have in
> my windows installation?
> -Sean
>> Subject: Re: [Zope] windows->linux migration
>> if your new zope instance on linux has the same products
>> installed then
>> migration involves the following:
>> - copy Data.fs into the new instance
>> - start the new instance
>> ...and if you have CMF instances in your ZODB already you
>> must go to each
>> CMF skins tool and adjust the "Filesystem Path" property for every
>> Filesystem Directory View object so that the correct path
>> separator is
>> used.
>> jens
>> On Monday, June 3, 2002, at 12:55 , Kelley, Sean wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am setting up a Zope/CMF based intranet on Windows 2000
>> and wish to be
>>> able to migrate to Linux in the future.  I am trying to get
>> an idea of
>>> what
>>> is required.  Can one simply copy the zope database file
>> into a zope
>>> install
>>> on linux (with same versions of everything of course)?  Do
>> files in the
>>> zope
>>> install directory need to be copied as well?  I noticed (I
>> am new to CMF)
>>> that many CMF things are referenced off of the file system
>> instead of the
>>> ZODB which make me think I will need to at least copy some
>> files over.
>>> Has
>>> anyone any idea on the best approach to a migration like this?
>>> Sean