@thekorn what is your take on this issue. Since WAL stuff has been taken
out we still need your take on 2) so we can close this bug

** Changed in: zeitgeist
       Status: New => Confirmed

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WAL and event_view changes requires schema upgrade
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/642772
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Status in Zeitgeist Framework: Confirmed

Bug description:
The recently merged changes to use journal_mode=WAL and adding some columns to 
event_view requires schema upgrades.

 1) Setting WAL journalling *permanently* makes the DB unreadable with sqlite 
3.6 which is still widely deployed. Notably if I boot back into Ubuntu Lucid 
Lynx Zeitgeist will no longer work as lucid only ships sqlite 3.6.

 2) Contrary to what is stated in the merge request for the event_view changes 
the event_view VIEW is *not* regenerated on each startup. That is one of the 
whole points of doing schema versioning. This change makes Zeitgeist trunk 
unable to return any results if run on an older db. Strangely enough it doesn't 
raise any errors...

Guys - if you are making low level changes to our DB structure like both of 
these changes are, please make sure you understand all the ramifications before 
merging.



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