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Another software update in the wings....

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It was bound to happen sooner or later, and the shoe just dropped today -- an update to phpBB from v3.0.9 to v3.0.10 is now available along with the usual admonition to update now or at least as soon as possible. This looks like a maintenance/bug-fix release which should improve robustness; I do not forsee any Earth-shattering changes to the main user-interfaces.

As per usual, I'm going to try to verify the thing in my containment lab at home, and if that goes as expected I'll announce a date when I'll (try to) get the deed done here for real.

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An Update on the Update

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I just finished applying the patch that took pbpBB 3.0.9 to 3.0.10 in my containment lab at home and it works nicely. In fact, it went in without a hitch!

Hence, I am setting a tentative date/time of 2012-01-14 12:30 UTC (or thereabouts) to do the update here. I am going to allocate a ten to fifteen minute outage for the process, but that's more for time to troubleshoot things if they go south unexpectedly; the actual time should be under 5 minutes.

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Re: Another software update in the wings....

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It happened two months and small change late, but I applied phpBB 3.0.10 yesterday.

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When I joined I found that I couldn't put an avatar up, so assumed this was normal. For your part someone did mention this to you some while ago & it was resolved & my avatar is now there. :D
This is the first place I went when you mentioned speaking up & yes this ability has gone again.

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purecotton wrote:When I joined I found that I couldn't put an avatar up, so assumed this was normal. For your part someone did mention this to you some while ago & it was resolved & my avatar is now there. :D
This is the first place I went when you mentioned speaking up & yes this ability has gone again.
Give it another go, please. Following the break-in of a couple of years ago I got into the habit of locking stuff down really tight, and sometimes that causes problems.
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Here we go again

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The phpBB group recently released version 3.0.11 which fixes a laundry-list of bugs and I've prototyped the upgrade in my containment lab at home with good success. So, either later today or perhaps tomorrow I am going to apply the change here. Downtime, if any, should be well under five minutes.
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crfriend wrote:Downtime, if any, should be well under five minutes.
The deed is done; we are now running the latest version of the phpBB software. Downtime was on the order of 15 seconds for the database and file updates.
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Re: Another software update in the wings....

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Thank you, Carl.

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