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XF 1.4 Converting from IP.Board 3.4

#1
Hi,

I'm doing a test conversion from IP.Board. Everything worked fine, but for some reason post images did not get grabbed.

I checked both SQL entires for IPB and XF for the same post, and it looks like it's skipping the images?

IP.Board 3.4 Database Post Example

Code:
<br />
<br />
<br />
<img src='http://i47.tinypic.com/1zwg038.jpg' alt='Posted Image' class='bbc_img' /><br />
<br />
<br />
<br />
I LOLD
XenForo 1.4 Database Post Example

Code:
I LOLD
Anyway to get XF importer to grab the img tags? Lots of my threads just look empty now.
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#3
I've never seen a case that used single quotes in the HTML. Do you have any other examples that didn't parse?
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#5
I mostly meant things other than the <img> case as I think the change should cover that. (It will be in the next 1.4 release.)
 
#6
Well in the HTML it's double, but in the IP.Board database, it's single quotes (I don't know why).

The <img> tags are really the only thing that I'm concerned with. So the converter in 1.4 RC1 does not handle <img> yet, and 1.4 stable will?
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#7
Correct. (Specifically, whatever 1.4 release comes next has the extra regex for that img tag format.)

Note that this would require a re-import.
 
#8
Correct. (Specifically, whatever 1.4 release comes next has the extra regex for that img tag format.)

Note that this would require a re-import.
That sounds good.

If I do a re-import on the data that already exists there, will it just replace the data? Cause that would be helpful. Or do I need to start with a blank forum.

So let's say there's 200 users, and 1,000 (no image) posts. If I do a re-import of the old IPB database when there are 210 users, and 1,200 (200 new posts being created natively in XF), will it just replace the original 1,000 of those?