[wp-hackers] Install/Upgrade Docs for 1.6 Release

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Wed Oct 26 07:59:52 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-25 at 14:08 -0400, Owen Winkler wrote:
> It's also worthwhile to note (this is probably better recorded in Trac, 
> but it's on my mind right now) that upgrading very large databases from 
> 1.2 to 1.5 doesn't always work.  There is a very inefficient section of 
> the upgrade code that does a query for every post and comment to remove 
> slashed quotes.  On large databases this section easily times out.  The 
> same would be true for an upgrade to 1.6 from 1.2.

I want to start versioning the DB.  This will avoid running the deslash
code unless we are really upgrading from 1.2.x or older.


This won't help upgrades from 1.2.x, but at least we won't suck when
upgrading from 1.5.x and later.


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