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Setting up for a merge later - White Phoenix - 02-20-2012
Detailed description of the problem:
I installed okay, but when I did I used the database that the current forums are using. Since I want to convert from phpBB3 to MyBB, it seems to me now that I should have specified a different data base.
So how do I undo this in order to start over? How do I unlock the install folder?
URL to your forum/URL to specific problematic page:
Forum system you are converting from:
Relevant debug logs:
Screenshot or error text, verbatim:
MyBB Merge 1.6.2
RE: Setting up for a merge later - White Phoenix - 02-25-2012
OK, a slightly different question.
None of this was covered in the instructions to either, but when you plan to merge/import a forum later and are at the point to create a data base, but already have one, do you create a new database anyway?
This may be obvious to some people, but it isn’t to people who have only been running a forum for a few months.
RE: Setting up for a merge later - Alan S. - 02-25-2012
You need the MyBB forum you're merging to and the database you're merging from, nothing else.
RE: Setting up for a merge later - White Phoenix - 02-27-2012
So it’s okay to have both phpbb3 files and mybb files in the same database when I complete the merge?