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Upgrade notes for 8.0

These notes give additional information about changes. Please always follow the main upgrade guide.

Important release changes

From 8.0, ccnet-server component is removed. But ccnet.conf is still needed.

Install new Python libraries

Note, you should install Python libraries system wide using root user or sudo mode.

  • For Ubuntu 18.04/20.04
apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev

sudo pip3 install future mysqlclient
  • For Debian 10
apt-get install  default-libmysqlclient-dev 

sudo pip3 install future mysqlclient
  • For CentOS 7
yum install python3-devel mysql-devel gcc gcc-c++ -y

sudo pip3 install future
sudo pip3 install mysqlclient==2.0.1
  • For CentOS 8
yum install python3-devel mysql-devel gcc gcc-c++ -y

sudo pip3 install future mysqlclient

Upgrade to 8.0.x

  1. Stop Seafile-7.1.x server.
  2. Start from Seafile 7.1.x, run the script:
upgrade/upgrade_7.1_8.0.sh
  1. Start Seafile-8.0.x server.