[mythtv-users] Database Upgrade Questions

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Mon Aug 27 12:01:57 UTC 2007

On 8/27/07, makalu at ansae.com <makalu at ansae.com> wrote:
> First, I assume that I do not want to follow the instructions for setting up
> the initial db, particularly running the script mc.sql, because that would
> blow away my existing data. Yes?

Correct.  That is just a bootstrap script to create the database.

> Second, I see from the UPGRADE readme that mythtv will upgrade old schemas
> automatically (at least from 0.10 or 0.11). When does this happen? During
> the "make install" or during mythfilldatabase? I.e., do I want to run
> mythfilldatabase after I do make install?

The first time you run the myth front OR back end it will be upgraded.
 It happens at runtime.

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