[RCU] upgrade from 0.3.1 to 0.7.1 and distro change

zamri myzamri at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 06:08:08 CEST 2013

Yes Arne. I did that way so that I can install the latest from RC easily.
Distro stable package is not current and sometimes in distro unstable
version doesn't include the latest one and we dont want to use the unstable
distro in our production server..

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 11:07 PM, Arne Berglund <aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us>wrote:

> On 2013-10-08 06:57, Marcus Schopen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm running roundcube 0.3.1 on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server and planning to
>> set up a complete new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with roundcube 0.7.1 at
>> another hoster (so there is no way just to make a dist upgrade).
>> Roundcube 0.3.1 was installed from the Ubuntu repository and because of
>> security updates I'd like to use Ubuntu packages on the new server too.
>> What would be a good way to migrated the mysql database from the old to
>> the new server? Just dump it, restore on the new server and then tell
>> the 0.7.1 to use this old database?
>> Cheers
>> Marcus
> Yes Marcus, that's exactly how I'd do it regarding the database. Once you
> have pointed RC at the database on the new host, either run the SQL schema
> updates manually, or through the web-installed.
> But regarding security updates, the Ubuntu packages are badly out-dated,
> and the current stable release (0.9.4) has had numerous security issues
> fixed over the old. So using the Ubuntu packages for "security" reasons is
> counter-productive.
> Also note that using the normal release Roundcube package is simple, as
> everything is self-contained within the roundcubemail directory, rather
> than split up all over the file system as the Ubuntu package does it. This
> makes future upgrades simpler, and it is far easier to maintain a current,
> secure version.
> --
> Arne Berglund
> System Administrator, Internet Services
> Lane Education Service District
> Eugene, OR
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