[wp-hackers] Missing postmeta after 3.6 upgrade

Josh joshua.sibelman at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 18:24:26 UTC 2013

The complete explanation of what we were encountering is somewhat lengthy and will require a lot of verbiage. Is this something I should email to you off-list? Or shall I post it here? 

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 11:17 AM, Andrew Nacin wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 2:08 PM, Josh <joshua.sibelman at gmail.com (mailto:joshua.sibelman at gmail.com)> wrote:
> > So that worked. What I did was export the WP database, import it into a
> > new schema, deleted all post revisions with their respective postmeta, and
> > then updated wp-config.php to point to the new schema. That fixed the
> > problem of the vanishing postmeta.
> > 
> > To me this sounds like a bug with the new revision system, but the Codex
> > suggests getting feedback before opening a ticket by emailing this list,
> > among other things.
> > 
> > Anyone have feedback about filing this as a ticket?
> Steps to reproduce would be great. Deleting data is a critical bug and
> deleting postmeta is also highly noticeable, yet this is the only report
> I've seen, despite 1.5 million downloads and the 3.6 codebase having been
> running on WordPress.com (http://WordPress.com) for months.
> I'm not saying it isn't happening to you, I'm just saying it's certainly
> not happening for everyone, so we'd need to figure out why.
> Andrew
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