[mythtv-users] Quick question about DB latest checkout
hsingfoo at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 20:54:13 UTC 2008
I'll stick to the latest stable for now. Moving forward on this would
take me into the dark woods. Just out of interest, what *new* MySQL 5
commands are being used in the latest dev version, if I would like to
fiddle a bit?
On Jan 21, 2008 7:16 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 01/21/2008 02:06 PM, Hsing-Foo Wang wrote:
> > On Jan 21, 2008 7:59 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> >> On 01/21/2008 01:42 PM, Hsing-Foo Wang wrote:
> >>> I checked out the latest version (yesterday) of mythtv and plugins.
> >>> Everything compiles and installs just fine, but when I start
> >>> mythbackend, it is not able to upgrade the database due to an syntax
> >>> error: (I'm using latest stable now)
> >> ...
> >>> Column length too big for column 'filepath' (max = 255); use BLOB or
> >>> TEXT instead
> >>> ---
> >>> This means the latest mythtv version *requieres* mysql 5 or? I'm using
> >>> 4.1 and need to stay at that level.
> >> Someone hasn't been keeping up with the -dev list...
> >> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/304388#304388
> > Clear. Subscribed just a few minutes ago so obviously missed that.
> Good. Now that that's clear, I'll say that the query is in
> libs/libmythtv/dbcheck.cpp . However, if you do change it, please do
> not report any bugs or issues you may encounter (and if you do, because
> you're certain that your changes aren't interfering, make sure you
> explicitly say that you are running an unsupported configuration and
> list the unsupported changes you made so the devs have the option of
> closing the ticket without wasting time on it).
> The right thing to do is--if you really need MySQL 4.1 for something
> else--run another instance of MySQL, perhaps on another server--or,
> better, move your MySQL-4.1, non-Myth database to another non-Myth system.
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