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Upgrade from 3.3.x to 3.3.y

If you have installed from the Deb or RPM package, then you can just upgrade this. However, it is recommended that you have done a backup before doing this. Also if this is on a production server, that you do this during an extended period of scheduled downtime and have previously tested the upgrade on a pre-production server.

Download the appropriate upgrade patch file from the list below and substitue for x and y as appropiate:

Become eprints user and go to eprints installation directory:

sudo su eprints
cd /opt/eprints3

Check if you are on version 3.3.x:


Apply the patch only if you are on 3.3.x

patch -p1 < ./upgrade-3.3.x-3.3.y.patch

You can safely ignore any missing Debian related files during patch by press "Enter". This is due to the patch generated by git.

Restart Apache to take effect.

Upgrade Patches

Upgrading from 3.1 or 3.2 to 3.3

Upgrading from older 3.1 and 3.2 versions of EPrints to 3.3 is somewhat more involved. Please see the following guides: