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Converting phpBB2 w/mail2forum posts [message #168378] Wed, 24 April 2013 20:03 Go to previous message
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Problem 1:

I'm putting this into a separate thread because I believe I'm experiencing have to do with the fact that my board has been successfully running mail2forum for several years. When importing emails from "strangers" (those on a mailing list, but not subscribed to the board), we chose to have those messages imported as Anonymous, but with the username set to their full name from their email. The result is that the topics and messages are imported with the userID anonymous.

It appears that the convert.php script is not importing these messages. The number of messages in my forum after the conversion is roughly the number of messages that have real user ids associated with them (~24K). The number of messages missing is roughly the number that were created with the anonymous id.

Problem 2:
I get to the "import topic descriptions" section and I get the following:
Fatal error: SQL error has occurred!

If I look at the log, I see this message:
?419       ?1366847591?(/home/username/FUDforum/include/theme/default/db.inc:104<br />
/home/username/public_html/ff/convert.php:532<br />
/home/username/public_html/ff/conversionmaps/phpBB2.map:255<br />
/home/username/public_html/ff/convert.php:875<br />
) 1062: Duplicate entry '18738-94191' for key 'PRIMARY'<br />
Query: INSERT INTO fud30_thread_notify (user_id, thread_id) VALUES(18738, 94191)<br />
Database version: 5.1.68-cll<br />


And then it exits. I'm not sure what I'm missing out on here.

Question 1:

Is there any kind of table that is created that would show me old forumid/postid and new forum/postid? I'd like to build a 301 redirect script from my old board to my new one.
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