[mythtv-commits] Ticket #5070: Database schema upgrade error from 1216 to 1217.

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Thu Dec 4 21:51:26 UTC 2008

#5070: Database schema upgrade error from 1216 to 1217.
 Reporter:  nlabadie at gmail.com  |        Owner:  janne   
     Type:  defect              |       Status:  assigned
 Priority:  major               |    Milestone:  0.22    
Component:  mythtv              |      Version:  head    
 Severity:  medium              |   Resolution:          
  Mlocked:  0                   |  

Comment(by janne):

 Replying to [comment:17 anonymous]:
 > After studying this issue a bit more I have come to the same conclusion
 as Miwer,
 > the update seems to handle international characters better if not
 converting to
 > varbinary in the first step.

 wrong, a proper mythtv DB would be totally broken if that step is

 > I have attached a very rough patch simply removing the 1215-1216 db
 > upgrade that performs the conversion to varbinary. The whole db update
 > great for me with this patch, but simply removing a db version upgrade
 seems like
 > an ugly hack.

 I've deleted the patch since it would cause severe damage on a correct
 mythtv DB. If the char set was already proper utf8 (against all mythtv
 setup instructions), changing the DB schema version manually to 1217 is
 the only needed step.

Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/5070#comment:19>
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