Chapter: Migrating from a previous version
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When you migrate from an old version of jelix to a newer one, you always must do these tasks:
- replace the
lib/directory by the one provided in the new version.
- If you put your own libraries into the
lib/directory, don't forget to move them from the old
lib/directory to the new one.
- remove all the files in the
- update your code as specified hereafter.
Updating from Jelix 1.3 or lower ¶
Read the upgrade instructions of all previous manuals and then follow instructions below.
Upgrading from jelix 1.4.x ¶
Here are all steps to follow to migrate your application.
First, do a backup of your databases, and of your application files (modules, configuration etc.).
Temp directories ¶
As usual, you must remove every files into the
Files removal ¶
Other stuffs ¶
About jAcl2 ¶
jAcl2 class has been moved to a new module named jacl2. You should enable this module into the configuration:
The jelix updater will change other things automatically. Don't hesitate to declare the dependency with this module in your modules that use it.
About jPref ¶
jPref classes have been moved to a new module named jpref. You should enable this module into the configuration if you use this feature.
Don't hesitate to declare the dependency with this module in your modules that use it.
TCPDF Support ¶
TCPDF, its fonts, the response object
jResponseTcpdf, and the class
jTcpdf have been
included into a new module, jtcpdf. If your application uses these objects, you have to download
this module (not available in the standard archive of Jelix) and you must install it.
You don't have to modify something else, except if you made some classes inheriting from
jTcpdf. You probably have to change some path in
SOAP support ¶
If you are using SOAP features (soap entry points, use of jWSDL..), you have to make this change:
- In the configuration you have to remove the activation of the jWSDL module, since it doesn't exists anymore, and you have to activate the jsoap module.
[modules] jWSDL.access=2 ; <- remove this line jsoap.access=2 ; <- add this line
- In your soap.php (or other entrypoints for soap), you have to change the content like this:
require_once ('../application.init.php'); checkAppOpened(); jApp::loadConfig('soap/config.ini'); ini_set("soap.wsdl_cache_enabled", "0"); jClasses::inc('jsoap~jSoapCoordinator'); jClasses::inc('jsoap~jSoapRequest'); $jelix = new jSoapCoordinator(); jApp::setCoord($jelix); $jelix->request = new jSoapRequest(); $jelix->request->initService(); $jelix->processSoap();
- If you generate link for the jWSDL, change them by indicating the jsoap module
- Modify the configuration of your SOAP clients that are using your soap services, by indicating the new URL of WSDLs.
Upgrading your modules ¶
- update sources of vendor's modules that you have installed, with version compatible with Jelix 1.5.
- For your own modules:
module.xmlfiles, indicate that the module is compatible with Jelix 1.5 (change the attributes
<jelix minversion="1.4" maxversion="1.5.*"/>
- In your static HTML pages (via jResponseBasicHtml) and error page (error.en_US.php etc), the $basePath variable should be renamed to $BASEPATH (jelix 1.4.1)
jCoordinator::getModulePath()are now deprecated, they have been copied into
jApp, you should then use jApp.
New API you can use:
- See the detailed changelog to know what are the new classes and methods you can use.
Deprecated API you cannot use anymore:
Jelix update ¶
After all these modifications, you should run your
install/installer.php script. The jelix module will change some things:
- the configuration of the plugin jacl2 (and jacl if you still use it), is migrated into the configuration of the entry point.
You don't need anymore to have a file like