[mythtv] handling database structural changes

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri Jun 6 16:51:05 EDT 2003

On Friday 06 June 2003 03:20 pm, Gerald Britton wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 11:34:56AM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Friday 06 June 2003 11:19 am, Kirby Vandivort wrote:
> > > Any interest in having something like this for Myth?  If so, I can
> > > start working on the code.
> >
> > Not at this point in time, no.  When the database has stabilized more,
> > yes.  I just don't want to have lots of crufty upgrade code in there at
> > the moment.
> Would it perhaps be worth just putting in a database version into the db
> and spitting out and error and exiting if the version doesn't match the
> expected version?  This should atleast warn the user if the database has
> changed and would probably save from incorrect database layout causing more
> subtle bugs elsewhere.

Yeah, that'd be fine if someone wants to submit a quickie patch that did this.


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