[mythtv] More ideas on PostgreSQL support, comments welcome

Robert Middleswarth robert at middleswarth.net
Mon Sep 6 15:31:29 EDT 2004


J. Donavan Stanley wrote:

> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 03:20:25PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2004 at 09:30:57PM -0700, Mike Benoit wrote:
>>>   
>>>
>>>> Obviously MythTV is your baby, and I respect your opinions and
>>>> decisions, but just tell us upfront that your not interested so people
>>>> don't waste their time (and yours) trying to come up with 
>>>> solutions.     
>>>
>>> Maybe you (or anyone) could post some reasons why support for Postgres
>>> would be useful, and why MySQL isn't sufficient? So far there seems to
>>> have been plenty of people wanting it and/or offering to help, without
>>> really explaining why.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> Funny, *I* thought I had seen people make the point that a database
>> engine which randomly corrupts it's tables being used as underpinning
>> for an appliance wasn't, perhaps, the best idea.
>>  
>>
>
> Funny, I've never had a table "randomly" corrupted.   I myself prefer 
> Postgres over MySQL, but MySQL works just fine for Myth in my experience.
>
I have.  Under DSpam it pushes the database hard with lots of records 
added / modified and over time it just seems to give up I have to repair 
all the tables and seem to fix the problems.  It is rear and has been 
fixable for me but it does happen.

Thanks
Robert Middleswarth


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