[CentOS-devel] Forums migration to phpbb

Fabian Arrotin fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net
Fri Oct 1 14:09:15 EDT 2010


Marcus Moeller wrote:
> Hi Didi.
> 
>> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 1:21 PM, Marcus Moeller <mail at marcus-moeller.de> wrote:
>>> Just to repeat: if noone is going to help me writing a user management
>>> frontend, the situation is stuck here!
>> I am on it. I have already talked to Karan about it. There are some
>> problems that still need to be solved.
> 
> Okay, a short status update without having to ask for it wouldn't be
> that bad :()
> 
>> - Is PhpBB a good way to go?
> 
> Don't you think 2 years of evaluation is enough?
> 
> http://wiki.centos.org/WebsiteVer2/forums
> 
> The fr. subsite users are quite happy with pbpBB afaik.

Yes, I can confirm that fr.centos.org users are happy with the phpbb 
instance. The only thing i did was to import quickly a theme on which I 
used the centos logo and another request was a rss feed so that people 
could follow forums posts through a rss feed reader.

> 
>> - How will the merge with LDAP work? User-names etc ..
>> - How can me make it fail-over. If everything uses (open)LDAP
>> - What will be integrated with LDAP?
> 
> Have you already checked the migration script? I personally won't care
> about merging that much atm. Setting up an LDAP and porting the XOOPS
> accounts to it would already work. We just need a little user
> management frontend to create form accounts.
> 
> If we start off with that, we could continue working on porting the
> other apps (is there anything else than moin, bugtracker and trac
> necessary?)
> 
> Greets
> Marcus
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