[Loadstone] Loadstone GPS V0.70 released

Dave Mielke dave at mielke.cc
Wed May 7 03:05:53 BST 2008


[quoted lines by Shawn Kirkpatrick on 2008/05/06 at 18:47 -0700]

>At some point there'll be a database redesign. Multiple files have been 
>considered and might work. The only problem is keeping things in sync, all 
>the overhead may actually make things bigger and slower. I'm not going to 
>just hack in a single field, when the database changes it'll be a complete 
>change, most likely causing a major version number change as well. 

Can you ask the current database engine which fields have been defined for a 
given database file? If so, you could simply support default values for missing 
fields and write all new files with all fields.

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