[mythtv-users] Notes from upgrading to mythtv-0.26
keemllib at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 16:41:21 UTC 2012
On 09/01/2012 10:24 AM, Monkey Pet wrote:
Thanks for reporting this.
> 0. mysql_tzinfo support, maybe point us at the docs, release notes, or
> wiki. I had to hunt for the solution :)
This is the 4th bullet in the Special Instructions of the 0.26 release notes.
It was the 2nd 'til a few minutes ago. I points to a Wiki with details.
> 1. Launched mythtv-setup, DB backup failed. However, I didn't get a screen
> telling me that the backup failed, unless it flashed by too quickly. Maybe
> have a more obvious warning.
I just added a warning to run a backup *before* doing the upgrade, as the user
who will be doing it (which might be mythtv or $USER [or, gag, root].) Picking
the right user for the test is critical, as the backup program uses information
in the .mythtv directory of the user running it. Hope that makes sense.
> 2. When i clicked on the big db "upgrade" button, it remained highlighted
> during the upgrade process. So users who are not paying attention to the
> terminal output might have thought it was stuck. It took over 5 mins for
> the upgrade to finish.
And the a new note after the one above mentions your experience. The conversion to
UTC requires changes to timestamps stored in the database. For example, starttime
and endtime in "recordedseek","recordedmarkup","recordedrating" and "recordedcredits.
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