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Upgrading Bugzilla from version 2.2 to version 5?

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We are currently using Bugzilla 2.20 and I would like to try and get up to date with the current version of Bugzilla 5. Is there anything special that I would need to do to get this to work as it appears we are pretty far behind. I would love to be able to bring our existing bug list over to version 5.

posted Jul 27, 2015 by anonymous

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Read the general upgrade instructions and especially those for UTF-8 since Bugzilla 3.0. Everything else depends on what you have customized or "broken" regarding UTF-8 in the past. If haven't customized anything and just used the default charset of your system, everything should be easy, including converting to UTF-8 now.

I would suggest trying the upgrade on a mirror first.
https://www.bugzilla.org/releases/3.0.4/release-notes.html#v30_feat_utf8
https://bugzilla.readthedocs.org/en/5.0/installing/upgrading.html

answer Jul 27, 2015 by Ahmed Patel
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