Installing and upgrading help

Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6

 
Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

Greetings,

Problem I have is, that once I run upgrade.php script from admin/cli, script warns me, that I'm upgrading to 3.6DEV version (which I dont want) and thats it is in alpha state.

Steps I took to try to upgrade my latest 3.4 version to 3.5 version:

1. mkdir /var/www/moodle_35

2. cd /var/www/moodle_35

3. git clone git://git.moodle.org/moodle.git

4. cd moodle

5. git checkout -b origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE

6. git pull origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE (or git pull origin MOODLE_35_STABLE) (or git pull origin origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE) -> yes, three different tries

7. cp -a /var/www/moodle_35/moodle/. /var/www/html/

8. sudo /usr/bin/php admin/cli/upgrade.php


And after this command, I get warning about aplha dev version of upgrade.


I have also tried following https://docs.moodle.org/34/en/Git_for_Administrators in section Obtaining the code from git and then copying the files to my "site" and running upgrade script with same result..

 
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Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
Particularly helpful Moodlers
You are not upgrading, you are installing!

Upgrade just needs,
$ cd /var/www/html/moodle
$ git pull

Then either
$ /usr/bin/php admin/cli/upgrade.php
or visit your site as 'admin' and go to Notifications.

P.S. I used the neutral $ as prompt. The sudo thing may or may not be necessary, depending on your distribution. A more readable version will result if you do
$ su -
OR
$ sudo -i
before all that.

P.S. The secret behind 3.6 is that just minutes ago 3.5 was released, making the latest 3.6dev+!!
 
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Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

If I do that (didnt know that with cp you also clone git, i never inited or cloned git into this dir, just copied all the files and folders from other gitted dir..) it says I need to specify with which branch to merge.


COmmand is git pull <remote> <branch>


What is remote and branch param in my case?

 
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Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

Ahh, got it, it was:

sudo git pull git://git.moodle.org/moodle.git MOODLE_35_STABLE


But now I'm getting hundreds of conflicts..


I was told, that I could pull into different folder and simply copy all the pulled newer files over older ones and then run upgrade script..

 
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Picture of Visvanath Ratnaweera
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
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OK. If you have a copy of a directory, which was cloned using git, then you just do 'git pull' inside the directory - that's all. It will give you the latest of the branch you were in.
Ref. https://docs.moodle.org/34/en/Git_for_Administrators#Updating_your_installation

Note that you have fixed the branch you want to follow with a command like 'git branch --track MOODLE_XY_STABLE origin/MOODLE_XY_STABLE'.
Ref. https://docs.moodle.org/34/en/Git_for_Administrators#Obtaining_the_code_from_Git

If you want to change the branch, you issue the same command with the new XY.

To make sure that you have the correct version/release go through the content of the file "version.php" at the top level.
 
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Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

More insight: if I run git status in /var/www/moodle_35/moodle

I get:

On branch origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE

nothing to commit, working directory clean


Which makes me think, that files in this directory are version 3.5.


Why doesn upgrade script then recognize them as 3.6DEV?


 
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Picture of Ken Task
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
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Think you need to re-read the git pages ....

IF you use -b in the first git command, think you are restricting git to a single branch ... whatever you have pointed to supposedly.   That bites when you are at say 3.4 and want to upgrade to 3.5.

Here's my git clip

git clone git://git.moodle.org/moodle.git [nameofdir]

[nameofdir] will be created ... whatever you name it ... elearn, learning, lrn, lms, whatever.

cd [nameofdir]
git branch -a

The branch being tracked at this point is the dev branch.

below replace the # to desired version ...

git branch --track MOODLE_3#_STABLE origin/MOODLE_3#_STABLE
git checkout MOODLE_3#_STABLE

now look at the tracking - to get 3.5 stable replace # above with 5

git branch -a

is the * on 35?  if not, you did something wrong.

check the version.php file

fgrep '$release' version.php

should see the following for 34.

$release  = '3.4.2+ (Build: 20180427)'; // Human-friendly version name

for 35

$release  = '3.5 (Build: 20180517)'; // Human-friendly version name

'spirit of sharing', Ken


 
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Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

Thank you for detailed debugging.


If i run git branch -a I get following:

 master

* origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE

  remotes/origin/HEAD -> origin/master

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_13_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_14_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_15_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_16_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_17_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_18_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_19_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_20_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_21_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_22_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_23_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_24_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_25_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_26_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_27_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_28_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_29_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_30_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_31_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_32_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_33_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_34_STABLE

  remotes/origin/MOODLE_35_STABLE

  remotes/origin/master

with * on the 3.5 version i guess..


with fgrep i get: $release  = '3.6dev (Build: 20180521)'; // Human-friendly version name

I have tried to rebuild the git (deleting folder and redoing everything) and result is the same.


sad

 
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Picture of Anze Pratnemer
Re: Upgrade to 3.5 via git offers 3.6
 

Hmm, for some unknown reason, I had to restart ubuntu for git commands to start working from a scratch..


fgrep now shows correct version, I'll try updating moodle now.


Thank you very much for you help!

 
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