trac: lost all accounts, apology

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at
Tue Mar 4 01:24:50 EST 2014

Thanks James for working on this.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 1:18 AM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 07:19:25PM +1100, James Cameron wrote:
> > I wasn't able to find valid backups for trac.  The only backups we
> > have were made with the PostgreSQL database server running; the
> > documentation says this is not a usable backup.  So I'll look into
> > another method.
> With advice from Chris Ball and #postgresql, it proved possible to use
> the filesystem backup, start up another instance of the database, and
> dump the permission, session, and session_attribute tables.
> However, I have not loaded these dumps into the production
> database, because I don't see a need, and most of the data is spam;
> roughly 5500 accounts, with no easy way to validate.
> Thanks to the people who have re-registered.  For those that had
> specific permissions, I've added back the permissions you had.
> --
> James Cameron
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Gonzalo Odiard

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