[development] Do I need to upgrade my database?

neil at civicspacelabs.org neil at civicspacelabs.org
Sat Nov 12 07:50:32 UTC 2005

On Fri, Nov 11, 2005 at 09:45:56PM -0800, Eric Scouten wrote:
> Speaking of such, I think there may be a lurking problem with the  
> 4.6.x (where x>0) to 4.7 upgrade.
> IIRC, the mechanism for determining what updates need to be applied  
> is a string >= comparison on the date of the update.
> The last update for 4.6.0 was "2005-03-21" (I think). Since then,  
> there have been a number of updates in the 4.6.x trunk and a  
> different sequence of updates in the 4.7 trunk. I think this creates  
> the risk that some of the 4.7 upgrades (i.e. those with dates <= the  
> 4.6.x upgrades) will get skipped.
> Has anyone verified that the 4.6.x -> 4.7 upgrade does in fact get  
> all of the 4.7 schema updates? I can't; I just don't have time to  
> spend on Drupal until well after the 4.7 release.

I noticed this and provided a workaround in my giant update patch [1].

1. http://drupal.org/node/35924


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