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XF 1.2 Duplicate files on first installation

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Lone Wolf, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    I was doing a fresh install of my development site to 1.2.3 in a new directory but when I was installing it it asked me if I wanted to overwrite some files. This doesn't make sense to me, surely all files should be unique in a fresh install and if some are being overwritten wouldn't this affect performance?
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Which application asked you to overwrite files?
    The FTP application?
     
  3. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    FileZilla does when I upload the XenForo directories
     
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    In some cases FileZilla experiences delays which results in the odd file being retransmitted but this only happens for a handful of files out of the whole package.
    If it is asking to overwrite all files then you haven't cleared the old/original files from the server or are uploading to an existing directory.

    Personally I don't use FileZilla due to the first point - it was causing too many problems.
    I exclusively use WinSCP.
     
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  5. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    It's only a handful of files that it does it on. It must be what you said. I use FileZilla because it's simple to use for a luddite like me. Is WinSCP simple to set up and use?
     
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Yes, very easy.
    No different to FileZilla really.
     
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  7. davb

    davb Member

    Even coreftp lite does. It happened to me
     

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