[mythtv] Using my main mythtv box for development

Mark Rafn dagon at dagon.net
Tue Apr 24 17:49:14 UTC 2007

On Mon, 23 Apr 2007, Kevin Fox wrote:

> One time when I was upgrading my system from .18 to .20, I upgraded one
> of the frontends (xboxs) to .20 and was going to point it against a .20
> test server. I didn't catch it quick enough in the boot, and it
> connected to my real backend and then that frontend proceeded to upgrade
> the schema in the database out from under the .18 backend, forcing me to
> fast track the backend upgrade.

Agreed, this is unfortunate.  Ideally, a frontend wouldn't connect to a DB 
at all - it should connect to a backend, and the backend should handle 
all DB operations, including storing frontend preferences.
Mark Rafn    dagon at dagon.net    <http://www.dagon.net/>

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