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Re: Updating modules odoo 8

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Jean-Baptiste Quenot
- 05/29/2015 05:25:31
You are confusing two different things: updating the module's source code from the upstream repository to get a newer version (or roll back to a previous version).  And updating the Odoo modules, which means synchronizing the data model and views from module files to database.

Which one is problematic?

Note that you don't necessarily have to update the Odoo source code, it can have side effects.  If you have something working stick with it.

P.S. What's your name by the way?  No signature and no name in From header...  I don't know whom I'm writing to :-)
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2015-05-29 10:34 GMT+02:00 bsd@todoo.biz <bsd@todoo.biz>:
Thanks for the update.

I have tried to update a test database using the provided CLI :

$ ./odoo.py -d test -u all

After a long run I ended up with exactly the same module as I had.
So I was not able to update to a new release of the website-builder which was
the initial reason of my update needs (because I bought a theme that can't be
uploaded using the 8.0.1.0 version of the builder that I have - at least this
is what I was told).


Any clue ?

Maybe there is a place to specify where and how It is supposed to update ?


Thanks a lot for your precious help.



Le 27/05/2015 19:27, Rubén a écrit :
> 
> <blockquote cite="mid:55645449.2000306@todoo.biz" type="cite">
> 
> 
> We are working with oDoo since quite sometimes - and even though we have a support from oDoo… they are not answering ! 
> 
> So I am trying support from the community (hopefully might have more luck). 
> 
> We are hosting our odoo servers in our own datacenter. 
> We are updating servers using standard procedure (for odoo 8) : 
> 
> $ git fetch
> $ git pull origin 8.0
> 
> 
> This is ok for maintaining the repo up to date for main instance… but we need to update some specific modules (web for example). 
> We have bought a theme from Indiegogo couple of months ago and have now been granted (at last !) this theme. 
> 
> Unfortunately this theme is not working with our current version of Web module… 
> So we will need to update the Web module in order to install this theme and use It ! 
> 
> 
> Could you please let me know : 
> 
> 1. how to update a module ? 
> 
> <blockquote cite="mid:55645449.2000306@todoo.biz" type="cite">
> 
> 2. what is the standard procedure to do so ? 
> 
> You should be able to upgrade a module from the GUI. Look for the module in
> the Local Modules list, click on it and then click "Upgrade".
> 
> If there are python changes, you might need to restart the server. To start
> the server upgrading the addon, run it with:
> 
> $ ./odoo.py -d yourDatabaseName -u yourAddonName
> 
> The -d option is required to use the -u (--update) one.
> 
> <blockquote cite="mid:55645449.2000306@todoo.biz" type="cite">
> 
> 3. what are the eventual risks and constraints that one must follow in order for this to happen smoothly ? 
> 
> 
> 
> Addons are easy to update, it is a very common task when you are developing
> and your own. The worst risk is that uninstalling modules is only possible
> through the GUI (AFAIK, please comment on this if you are reading and know how
> to uninstall through CLI), so if you really break something with your addon
> and you can't access the GUI, it's a pain in the neck.
> 
> Usually you only get errors when you do something wrong with the code, but a
> team member had some trouble with google accounts module and SSL, so he got a
> 500 server error and had what could have been serious trouble.
> <blockquote cite="mid:55645449.2000306@todoo.biz" type="cite">
> 
> I am very surprised that having bought an official support from odoo : 
> 
> 1. I can't update my modules using the provided GUI (not really an issue but having a broken GUI is weired) 
> 2. I still have to deal with this banner saying that I have no support and that I must register (I am a registered client and It does not disapear) !! 
> 3. Support from odoo really is very very bad… slow and blocking you when you are not in line with their own agenda (SAAS hosted app). 
> 
> 
> I am really sorry to hear that, but also very thankful for your post telling us.
> 
> I hope it helps.
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