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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #260 on: December 27, 2012, 06:23:38 AM »
Quote from: emanuele link=topic=485590.msg3459490#msg3459490
TBH the current development of smCore is not exactly "active".

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #261 on: December 28, 2012, 02:19:10 PM »
Awesome I will be testing this out.

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #262 on: January 02, 2013, 01:27:31 PM »
Since i have to upgrade soon my smf 1.1.x forum, i wanna try this new branch, so, just a question: how can i install it without installer?  O:)  :o

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #263 on: January 02, 2013, 01:28:56 PM »
Long story short, you can't. Then again you shouldn't be upgrading to 2.1 at this stage anyway unless you're a competent programmer or willing to understand that some things will likely be very very broken, because that's what *alpha* means.

Upgrading to 2.0 on the other hand (rather than 2.1) is easy, use the large upgrade pack. Note your themes and mods will need to be replaced or updated.
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #264 on: January 02, 2013, 01:33:36 PM »
i just wanna try it, i don't wanna upgrade yet, so i need a fresh install, and now i find this article that could help me i hope :
http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/User:Emanuele/guide/How_to_create_an_install_from_repo

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A question to developers, may i upgrade to 2.0.x and upgrade to 2.1 after with semplicity and without work too much? i need to create a theme and every times i have to patch manually the forum....

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #265 on: January 02, 2013, 01:36:50 PM »
Yes, you can upgrade your current install to 2.0 and then to 2.1 later on.

However you will need to replace your mods and themes from 1.1.x to 2.0 and almost certainly again from 2.0 to 2.1 given the default theme changes that are quite substantial.
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #266 on: January 02, 2013, 01:37:55 PM »
yes... you will usually need to recreate themes between major and minor versions
1.0 was different from 1.1 was different from 2.0. 2.1 is closer to 2.0, but will still require changes
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #267 on: January 02, 2013, 01:42:55 PM »
Also its not recommended to use 2.1 in a "live site setup"

if you want to test it setup a test environment.

Themes other than default will fail !! - without any fix - even the copy one ;)
Mods should not use one - just test it !!

The themes needed some adjustment but can be done :)

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #268 on: January 02, 2013, 01:47:38 PM »
As a note, it looks like mods designed to completely use the hooks system (i.e. no source or template edits) will mostly work on 2.1 with little to no work
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #269 on: January 02, 2013, 01:52:36 PM »
Those work fine, although other mods with edits to sources/templates will also work (Not all but some will do) !!
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #270 on: January 02, 2013, 02:24:38 PM »
Ok, thank you guys!

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #271 on: January 02, 2013, 05:05:39 PM »
I wanted to voice my opinion about 2.1 thus far.

So far, Overall I like it. Alot.

This was the first time I had heard of SCEditor, and really like it. I may adopt it instead of using Markitup. I just wonder how customizable it is?

Is 2.1 forkable?

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #272 on: January 02, 2013, 05:06:07 PM »
Yes, as per the notes on Github, it is entirely forkable.
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #273 on: January 02, 2013, 06:02:08 PM »
As far as the alpha 2.1 theme it is very nice to customize and I've done several already...But did some with the changes done offline then uploaded.  If you make a copy of the default it will not render all the css files need so, you will need to create a copy then, just ad the admin.css to you CSS folder manually.

Note it also has a problem that emanuele is working out the minor token kinks in the Sources/Theme.php and template files ( you can scroll up this thread and find some discussions on this.
http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=485590.msg3459025#msg3459025
the problem is that the admin> current theme > edits would not save, but if you follow the links above you'll find the corrections to make this work!

I am running this alpha on my localhost (pc) and online test site and I'm have a ball working with it with very little problems, at least user related issue, But like mentioned it is alpha and should not be used on a live site, mainly for security reasons.

Simply Put I'm am very happy with the way it's going and thanks goes out to all involved!

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« Last Edit: January 02, 2013, 06:12:58 PM by maxg »

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #274 on: January 03, 2013, 02:05:52 AM »
Just wondering....For the current version is says 1.1.17 and not 2.0.3. May I ask why its like that?

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #275 on: January 03, 2013, 03:34:43 AM »
You most likely use 1.1.x, no?
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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #276 on: January 03, 2013, 03:58:50 AM »
Fetch again the data.
From time to time if there are issues fetching the files from sm.org it shows the latest 1.1.x version instead of the 2.0


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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #277 on: January 04, 2013, 01:50:10 AM »
@live627 nope
& @emanuele tried fetching but still shows 1.1.17 is the current

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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #278 on: January 04, 2013, 04:02:02 AM »
Oh, wait a moment, we are talking about 2.1...sorry I thought it was the 2.0.3 patch topic... lol

In that case is simply because 2.1 is not yet considered and when SMF asks for 2.1 sm.org returns 1.1.17 (most likely there is a comparison: $ver != 2.0 => 1.1 or something like that).


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Re: Some updates on SMF 2.1
« Reply #279 on: January 04, 2013, 04:50:10 AM »
Lol aha alright! Its alright and Thank you for notifying me even though I have no idea what $ver is (some php code I believe) because i don't code yet lol. Anyways emanuele Happy Late New Year! :D :) 8) ;)