EPrints 2.2 Documentation - upgrade command


upgrade - Upgrade the stucture of the database to be compatable with a newer version of eprints.

If upgrading requires more than one step then the system will perform the upgrade step by step. If a step fails then you can continue from where it left off.


upgrade archiveid [options]


Some versions of eprints require modifications to be made to the database tables used by earlier versions.

Run this script on each archive after upgrading the eprints software.


The ID of the EPrint archive to effect.


Print a brief help message and exit.

Print the full manual page and then exit.

This option doesn't do anything. You REALLY don't want to run this script without knowing what's happening.

Explain in detail what is going on. May be repeated for greater effect.

Output version information and exit.


This is part of this EPrints 2 system. EPrints 2 is developed by Christopher Gutteridge.


EPrints Version: 2.2.1


For more information goto http://www.eprints.org/ which give information on mailing lists and the like.

Chris Gutteridge may be contacted at support@eprints.org

Should you need a real world address for some reason, EPrints can be contacted in the real world at

 EPrints c/o Christopher Gutteridge
 Department of Electronics and Computer Science
 University of Southampton
 SO17 1BJ
 United Kingdom


This file is part of EPrints 2.

Copyright (c) 2000,2001,2002 University of Southampton, UK. SO17 1BJ.

EPrints 2 is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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 EPrints 2.2 Documentation - upgrade command