[typo] failed migration

Piers Cawley pdcawley at bofh.org.uk
Sat Mar 18 13:47:09 EST 2006

"Ernie Oporto" <ernieoporto at gmail.com> writes:

> Since I haven't set myself up to do a real svn updates, I've been doing a
> checkout of the trunk to another area where I do my testing, and then copy
> the new over the old working area.  Bad move because one of the migrations
> was... err, migrated to another name.  This page that I googled was the
> tipoff... http://glu.ttono.us/articles/2005/10/27/the-joy-of-migrations
> Deleting 1_initial_schema.rb was the fix.  And hopefully someone learns from
> my mistake and sets it up right the first time.  In fact, it would be good
> if the Typo instructions only dealt with svn so that its set up right from
> the start to handle updates from trunk or stable or whatever the case may
> be.

Um... you deleted the wrong one. Not that it matters unless you do
something stupid like trying to migrate all the way back to an empty
database, but you'll get caught out next time there's a migration as

Piers Cawley <pdcawley at bofh.org.uk>

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