Re: rollback schema changes

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 04:30:30 -0700 (PDT)
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The Guru:

# Not everyone CAN do an export... and restoring some of these
databases can also be out of the question.

Where exactly did I say that an export/import would work in "EVERY" case?

#  Depending on the schema changes, the developers may need to write
that "UNDO" script in addition to the "update" script.

You are arguing the obvious here. Any major operation probably has a QA process and an undo script is probably necessary ( and hopefully well documented and already been tested for different failure scenarios ) ...

But we are often dealing in this newsgroup with people that do not ( for various reasons ) understand the basics many times. That's just the way it is. Received on Mon Mar 28 2011 - 06:30:30 CDT

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