Debian -- Old Stable Okay, New Stable Won't Work?

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I've got a Debian 6.0.10 (squeeze) Xenserver running BTSync 1.4.75 without any problems, but when I copy the same binary and conf file to a newer Debian 7.6 (wheezy) machine, it won't work properly.


Old Machine:

# uname -a
Linux server-name-1 2.6.32-5-xen-amd64 #1 SMP Tue May 13 18:41:58 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux


# ldd --version
ldd (Debian EGLIBC 2.11.3-4) 2.11.3


New Machine:

# uname -a
Linux server-name-2 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux

# ldd --version
ldd (Debian EGLIBC 2.13-38+deb7u4) 2.13


The conf files are identical for both machines, excepting the device name; all paths are the same, with the exact same permissions.


If I change the directory for the pid file to a directory that does not exist, then btsync won't start, so I know it is reading the right conf file.


This is the binary I am using on both machines:



On the /bad/ machine, I login in the browser, then I get a welcome screen asking to create a user with password and confirmation.  On the /good/ machine, I don't see the welcome screen.


What am I missing?


Edit: Adding diff from sample dump config file....


$ diff btsync-1-4-75--sample-config btsync.conf
>    "pid_file" : "/home/myusername/",
<   "use_upnp" : true,
> //"use_upnp" : true,
>   "use_upnp" : false,
<   "download_limit" : 0,
<   "upload_limit" : 0,
>   "download_limit" : 0,
>   "upload_limit" : 0,
< //  ,"login" : "admin"
< //  ,"password" : "password"
>     ,"login" : "admin"
>     ,"password" : "mylongpasswordwithaspaceafterthissection more"
< //  ,allow_empty_password" : false // Defaults to true
>     ,"allow_empty_password" : false // Defaults to true
< //  ,"directory_root" : "/home/user/MySharedFolders/"
>     ,"directory_root" : "/home/myusername/MySharedFolders/"
> //  ,"directory_root" : "/MySharedFolders/"

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I resolved the problem by running an old version 1-3-106 ... it seemed to have /adjusted/ local storage in my browser, then I closed the old version and ran the new version okay.


So, there is a bug to fix here.....


Edit: Okay it wasn't local storage in the browser that need to be /adjusted/ it was data in the ["storage_path"] .sync folder on the server.

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