[mythtv-users] why change db stuff with every version change?

Greg Estabrooks greg at phaze.org
Wed Nov 25 15:16:01 UTC 2009

> > Other points to note: only mythtv-setup and mythbackend can upgrade the MythTV
> > TV database schema.  Only plugins can upgrade the plugin schema.
> That's odd. When I ran my test upgrade, I only restarted mythbackend. When I 
> started the frontend, I received a message that it wanted to upgrade the 
> database, with an OK / Cancel prompt.  The impression I got was that the 
> upgrade was going to happen at that time.

 That's a different update.   The TV database schema is handled by the backend/setup.  The upgrade the FE prompted you for would have been one of the plugins wanting to update it's portion of the database :)

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