[ic] Changes to access table not portable
edl at newmediaems.com
Thu Nov 20 11:03:25 EST 2003
At 01:18 PM 11/20/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> I have a catalog where the access table is GDBM (default
> DB). When I move the catalog between my development platform and the
> live site, changes are not preserved. We normally only move the source
> text files (access.asc, in this case) and not the gdbm files. But I see
> that my access.asc file hasn't been updated in months, but I've been
> making changes today.
> What is the recommended procedure for this? Is there a reverse
> of the "NoImport" directive I should add to catalog.cfg to explicitly
> force access.asc to be updated when I make changes via the admin UI? Or
> should I just convert the table to MySQL?
Not a bad idea, but with regards to GDBM, if the dev and live machines are
configured similarly, you can probably just move the *.gdbm files instead,
and save yourself the extra steps of exporting and importing.
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