[ic] "Cannot merge metadata -- column(s) 'extended, default' is missing in table mv_metadata"

Paul Jordan paul at gishnetwork.com
Sun Sep 28 22:39:11 EDT 2003

Art [art at alpentech.net] wrote:
> Upgraded from 4.8.7 to 4.9.8 during a major server move.
> Everything _seems_ to be working now, except it doesn't seem to be
> using bulk pricing even though it's all filled in as before, all data
> seems imported without too much trouble, but the main menu upon login
> shows:
> UI update appears to have been done and metadata has not been updated
>     for this catalog... Merge Metadata
> So, performing the Merge Metadata causes the following error message:
> Merge run, UI version 4.9.8, metadata version 4.8.7
>         Cannot merge metadata -- column(s) 'extended,default' is
> missing in table mv_metadata. Items to merge

This is in the archives. FWICR there is a need to add a column named 'extended'
into the mv_metadata table... as the error happens to specifically say :)

PS, whenever making an upgrade, especially a big jump like that, it is a good
idea to research it, compare the db schemas. Too bad the Forum didn't have an
"upgrading issues" section ;)


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