[mythtv] Running SVN and stable backends side-by-side

Ronald Pijnacker pijnacker at dse.nl
Sun Jan 22 20:36:46 UTC 2006

> On 01/22/2006 02:26 PM, Ronald Pijnacker wrote:
> > In thread http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/172837#172780
> > someone mentioned writing a HOWTO for running svn and stable side-by-side
> > on the same host.
> > Is this in fact without risc? And if so, did someone finish the HOWTO?
> >   
> Looks like you read up to page 3.  Page 4 says that it doesn't really 
> work: 
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/engine?do=post_view_flat;post=171985;page=4;sb=post_latest_reply;so=ASC;mh=25;list=mythtv
> You would have to maintain two copies of the database, meaning you would 
> only really use SVN by backing up your database, starting SVN, looking 
> at it, then stopping SVN, and restoring the backup of the database.  So, 
> if you did anything in the SVN copy (like changing configuration or 
> deleting a recording or whatever), your "stable" database copy would be 
> out of date and you can't "downgrade" the SVN databse to stable, so...

In fact I read this, however it only suggests that things might go wrong
if the database schema has changed. I could not find any information 
detailing whether this is the case.
> On the bright side, I (not a developer) think I might see 0.19 out there 
> on the horizon...

True... I guess I'll wait...


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