[mythtv-users] PostgreSQL

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jun 29 13:46:37 UTC 2006

On 06/28/2006 09:49 PM, Joe Votour wrote:
>  --- Danny Brow <dan at fullmotions.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 12:14 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >
> >> On 06/25/2006 04:33 PM, Danny Brow wrote:
> >>
> >>> Is anyone running mythtv svn with postgresql support? I just
> >>> want to know if there are any limiting factors when using it?
> >>
> >> I'm not sure if this counts as a limiting factor, but the use of
> >> PostgreSQL is not supported and shouldn't even work...  Use
> >> MySQL.
> >
> > Well yes it is supported and it should work if you use svn and the
> > patch for it. I was looking to see if anyone else was using it and
> > had issues with mythplugins or 3rd party plugins.
> >
> > http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/PostgreSQL_Support Dan.
> >
>  If you look at the ticket (240) that is referenced in the URL you
>  provided, you'll notice that Isaac has marked the ticket as
>  "wontfix", and indicated that he has no intentions of moving from
>  MySQL, unless it's to an embedded database.
>  Thus, PostgreSQL support is not official, and likely won't be
>  maintained as part of the MythTV project itself.  There are
>  unofficial patches, but that's it.

Can someone fix the page in the wiki?  At least take out the part about, 
"official support for this is slated for MythTV 0.20," and mention that 
it's unnofficial, unsupported, and the user is on his/her own...

(I'm not going to change it because I'd just change the whole page to 
say, "Use MySQL!")


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