[Tor www-team] Help in migrating from Drupal 5 to 7

Sean Rafferty seanmrafferty at me.com
Wed Aug 27 14:49:41 UTC 2014

There is a Drupal module that can be used to help the migration called migrate_d2d.  I have not used it, but there seems to be a good tutorial here.  Going to Drupal 7 is your best at the moment.  Drupal 8 looks like it will be much better than 7, but is too new at the moment.

On Aug 27, 2014, at 10:41 AM, Andrew Lewman <andrew at torproject.is> wrote:

> The situation with our blog is getting pretty dire. We're running a
> custom written Drupal 5 designed to be secure before functional. It
> seems this code is heavily reliant on some old php functions which no
> longer exist in modern-day php5.
> Rather than re-writing the code, upgrading to modern Drupal is the
> current best answer.
> Is anyone here a drupal expert? Do you want to help us out?
> We need to migrate the content and comments to modern Drupal.
> We have an endless ticket of love at
> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/10022#comment:15
> discussing this topic.
> Since consensus-based decision making isn't working, I'm deciding we're
> going to Drupal 7.
> Helpful thoughts, advice, and pointers are welcome. Thanks!
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> Andrew
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