[Digikam-devel] Drupal 6 no longer supported - Migration required

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Sun Feb 28 09:36:48 UTC 2016

On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 10:29 PM, Gilles Caulier
<caulier.gilles at gmail.com> wrote:
> What's the time-line for the migration plan from Drupal 6 to 7 ?

Hi Gilles,

It needs to be completed as soon as possible.
Due to lack of time on Sysadmins part, you'll need to provide the
necessary updates for custom things like the theme.

> Gilles Caulier


> 2016-02-26 19:54 GMT+01:00 Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org>:
>> Hi all,
>> As was inevitable, Drupal upstream have now ceased support for Drupal 6.
>> This means that our Drupal 6 sites now represent a security threat,
>> and may be insecure against future vulnerabilities.
>> I would therefore like to migrate or otherwise sort out our various
>> Drupal 6 installations fairly quickly.
>> In terms of Akademy 2010 and Akademy 2012: I think the content of this
>> (along with the Akademy 2013 Drupal 7 instance) should be all migrated
>> into the overall Akademy Drupal 7 instance. We can take a backup of
>> the site contents (files, database) should we need to look into them
>> in the future, but considering how long ago that was, I suspect we
>> probably won't need to do that. Do we know of anyone who could do
>> this?
>> For discover.kde.org, I think this one can simply be archived. It
>> hasn't been touched in a long time.
>> That leaves the following application Drupals:
>> - kdevelop.org
>> - digikam.org
>> - amarok.kde.org
>> All 3 are using custom themes, which will make things more difficult
>> and may have semi-complicated module migration requirements. I'd like
>> to hear back from you folks on which parts of your sites you are
>> actually using, so we can disable the modules which are not needed.
>> We'll need your assistance developers, in migrating those three sites.
>> Thanks,
>> Ben Cooksley
>> KDE Sysadmin
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