[mythtv-users] reverting database schema

Mike McMullin mwmcmlln at mnsi.net
Tue Nov 3 05:30:33 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 18:20 +0000, Richard Morton wrote:
> 2009/11/2 Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln at mnsi.net>
>         I've managed to upgrade my back end database to a schema that
>         even it
>         does not handle (most likely do a prompt when doing an up
>         grade to 9.10
>         of ubuntu on a remote system).  Is there a simple way of
>         reverting to
>         the old database schema or should I trash it and redo it all
>         by hand?
> Hi Mike,
> I take it you haven't got a backup? there is a script to complete sql
> backups that many people run daily on their backend to prevent such a
> thing... worth knowing for the future - its in the contrib folder, but
> you can easily do it from mysql itself or phpmyadmin
> I doubt there is an easy undo created - I haven;t heard of one...

  I didn't know about the scripts until after ward, at which point I
figured I ought to bite the bullet and upgrade to the latest stable
release, even if it means compiling it.  But I'm stuck with an error
stating that configure cannot find the freetype libraries on my SuSE
11.1 system.

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