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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 25 18:38:19 UTC 2009

On 11/25/2009 10:16 AM, Greg Estabrooks wrote:
>>> 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 :)

Right.  Specifically it was either the MythMusic or the MythVideo 
upgrades--the only two plugin upgrades that prompt you, yet.


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