[ic] Adding columns to the products database?

Frysco! francisco@vulpes.net
Wed, 23 Aug 2000 09:26:56 -0700

On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 10:11:02AM +0100, Jonathan Clark wrote:
> Are you using MySQL?

No. *.txt files, tab delimited.

> I found that if the txt file does not exactly match the structure of the
> database, the catalogue will fail to reinitialise.
> (different behaviour to minivend)

Well, after banging the text file against the wall a few times, eventually
it just decided to work. I _think_ that there's some weird file locking
issue that causes the database not to be rebuilt while the file is still
open in vi or whatever. Anyway, it's behaving now.