I am moving development site to a new production account on the same sever and it appears that there are global paths in the installation that cause some confusion.
I am moving the site from
I copied all the files via a tar ball and copied the DB. I edited /app/etc/local.xml and set URL is the DB. Everything seemed fine. ntill i tried doing an update from magento connect. i got some errors and it looks like it accessing the original directories in /home/staging/ not /home/public/
When I grep staging see al kinds of entries in downloader.
downloader/pearlib/php/.registry/ (lots of files with arrays)
I tried reinstalling the downloader from magento connect but it doesn’t seem to solve it.
I also tried deleting pear.ini it allowed got rid of the errors but I still see references to the old directories.
Would manually reinstalling the the downloader solve this?