GDA save missing records
warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Feb 17 12:27:11 EST 2008
Mark Johnson <mrj001 at shaw.ca> writes:
> Mark Johnson wrote:
>> This appears to be separate from the SERIAL problem of libgda's
>> PostgreSQL provider as PostgreSQL has the highest number of splits.
>> (Most complete? Are there duplicates?)
> Oops, no it doesn't have the highest number of splits. It is three less
> than MySql. Naturally, I should not expect duplicate records - the
> primary key should prevent this.
> By comparing the splits in the PostgreSQL DB to the MySQL DB, I found
> that three were missing from the PostgreSQL copy. By searching the
> PostgreSQL log file for errors inserting those guids, I found that, in
> all three instances, I had entered text for the memo field that was
> longer than the 50 characters allowed (by the DB schema). PostgreSQL
> responded by refusing to enter that record. MySQL simply truncated the
> So how many characters are allowed in a memo field?
All text fields are "unlimited". This includes the description, the
memo, the action, the number column, etc.
> MySql and PostgreSQL had identical lists of account guids and
> transaction guids.
> It will take more effort to find out why things are missing in SQLite as
> I am not aware of any error log files.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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