[ic] Adding columns to the products database?
Sat, 26 Aug 2000 14:38:50 -0400
Quoting Frysco! (email@example.com):
> I downloaded and installed Interchange this past weekend after being
> redirected after looking for Minivend. Certainly, I think that the
> Interchange 'enhanced' version of Minivend is a significant improvement.
> Anyway... what I'm attempting to do is use the 'simple/barry' catalog and
> modify it for what I need to do.
> I've pretty much got it close to how I need it now, but I'm to the point
> where I need to add a few more columns/fields to the products database
> (doing this via the products.txt file)
> I've tried just tacking the extra column into the text file, but when I
> try and force-reload the pages, or restart the minvend server, the web
> connection to anywhere under /cgi-bin/<catalog> seems to just hang.
> I'm assuming that there's a relation between products.txt and something
> else that is causing this, but I've so far been unable to find it.
> Could anyone point me to the right place?
IF you are using DBM this should be automatic.
If you want products.txt to overwrite your SQL database, then just
remove products/products.sql and restart the daemon (or reconfig the
catalog). It should be fine then.
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