[mythtv] More ideas on PostgreSQL support, comments welcome
robert at middleswarth.net
Mon Sep 6 15:31:29 EDT 2004
J. Donavan Stanley wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 03:20:25PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 09:30:57PM -0700, Mike Benoit wrote:
>>>> Obviously MythTV is your baby, and I respect your opinions and
>>>> decisions, but just tell us upfront that your not interested so people
>>>> don't waste their time (and yours) trying to come up with
>>> Maybe you (or anyone) could post some reasons why support for Postgres
>>> would be useful, and why MySQL isn't sufficient? So far there seems to
>>> have been plenty of people wanting it and/or offering to help, without
>>> really explaining why.
>> Funny, *I* thought I had seen people make the point that a database
>> engine which randomly corrupts it's tables being used as underpinning
>> for an appliance wasn't, perhaps, the best idea.
> Funny, I've never had a table "randomly" corrupted. I myself prefer
> Postgres over MySQL, but MySQL works just fine for Myth in my experience.
I have. Under DSpam it pushes the database hard with lots of records
added / modified and over time it just seems to give up I have to repair
all the tables and seem to fix the problems. It is rear and has been
fixable for me but it does happen.
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