[CalendarServer-dev] Error with Files backend in Debian Jessie

Rahul Amaram amaramrahul at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Nov 18 09:17:33 PST 2013

On Sunday 10 November 2013 11:59 PM, Rahul Amaram wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 November 2013 12:01 AM, Glyph wrote:
>> On Nov 2, 2013, at 9:15 AM, Rahul Amaram 
>> <amaramrahul at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>>> I am trying to run calendarserver 5.0 on Debian Jessie. While 
>>> postgresql backend seems to work fine, I have been facing issues 
>>> with files backend (I have user_xattr enabled). Could some feedback 
>>> be provided on this? I am attaching the error.log for reference. The 
>>> errors with timestamp 18:31 popped up as soon as I started 
>>> calendarserver. The errors with timestamp 18:33 were encountered 
>>> when I tried to authenticate to calendarserver.
>>> Early response would be much appreciated so that I could push the 
>>> new Debian package to testing.
>> Hi Rahul,
>> The filesystem store is known to be incomplete.  It exists only to 
>> provide a migration path for legacy data to the PostgreSQL database 
>> (and to provide a little extra test coverage to allow us to test 
>> multiple implementations of a subset of functionality).  The right 
>> fix here is probably to remove all configuration options which would 
>> allow you to attempt to use it in a running server until someone 
>> volunteers to maintain it and keep it up to date :-).
>> Are you trying to use it as the actual backend for the store or are 
>> you having problems with it during an upgrade from old data?  When 
>> reporting a bug like this it's always a good idea to attach your 
>> plist :-).
>> -glyph
> Hi,
> I was trying to use it as an actual backend. I guess that is why it 
> didn't work. So, are there any upgrade instructions on how to migrate 
> from the file store to postgresql? I think that this would be done 
> automatically. Even then, I would like to know the manual instructions 
> for performing migration.
> - Rahul.
Any response to this? I am unable to push to the new version to Debian 
as I need more clarity with the migration process. Request the 
developers to help me out with this.


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