[mythtv] Upgrade database from command line

Grant Gardner grant at lastweekend.com.au
Sun Sep 7 05:48:12 UTC 2014

On 3 September 2014 23:20, Stuart Auchterlonie <stuarta at squashedfrog.net> wrote:
> On 02/09/14 23:38, Grant Gardner wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Is there a mechanism to upgrade the database from the command line?
>> I know that both mythtv-setup and mythbackend will do the upgrade, but I
>> need something that can exit when the upgrade is complete.
> We have talked about adding a --bootstrap mode to allow the backend
> to initialize the DB and bring it up to date. eg.
> mythbackend --bootstrap --dbuser <user> --dbpasswd <passwd> --dbname <db>
> It's all part of being able to configure mythtv via the backend web
> server.

Ok really simple patch for this in pull request referenced here that
does the minimal amount necessary for  --bootstrap


I wasn't entire sure about trac tickets and pull request/patches.
There's various information and I found it a bit tricky to work out
what was current.

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