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Comparing #Database Definitions RM8 versus RM7

Comparing the CREATE statements for a database file of each version reveals changes to persisting tables in addition to tables deleted and added per First Look at RM8 #Database. This post provides DDL files from RM7.6.5 and the RM8 Preview 7.9.101. The two files can be compared line by line in Notepad++ using the Compare…

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First Look at RM8 #Database

More changes than expected with the result that many (most?) of the queries and scripts published on this site won’t work with RM8 databases. New Tables CitationLinkTable: was expected to support the announced new feature of master citations. AncestryTable and FamilySearchTable: replace the former LinkAncestryTable and LinkTable, now gone. TagTable: looks to have replaced LabelTable,…

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Updating to WordPress 5.4.1

I’m going to attempt an update from WordPress 4.9.14 to 5.4.1 sometime today. The disruption will either be minimal or disastrous. I’ve made a backup of the files and database. But I’m no WP expert and things may get broken. I think all the plugins have been tested to the higher level. Wish me luck!

Aargh! Systemic Error re: GroupID

I’ve just discovered that I caused a systemic error in several scripts dealing with Groups in relating the LabelTable.LabelID to the GroupTable.GroupID when the latter is actually related to LabelTable.LabelValue. It’s of no consequence when groups are consecutively created but not deleted because the LabelID and LabelValue match. The problem arises when a group before…

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