First post after upgrade =) Just upgraded from 5.12 to 6.6 In short (NOTE! not a proper instruction just a debrief);

  • put in offline mode
  • backup database and htdocs
  • emerge new version
  • use ‘updated’ module to find the correct modules version for the new major version
  • uninstall as many contributed modules as possible
  • run webapp-config
  • copy back sites directory (.htaccess and robots.txt too if modified)
  • unpack the modules you want in the modules dir
  • run the
  • try to poke around as much as possible

There was some quirks, some of the modules I failed to uninstall wasn’t working and I got some duplicate menu entries but apart from that I think it’s ok.


09 December 2008