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Re: [COLD] Having problems tranferring users from old db to new

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Nov 10 14:59:58 1997 )

From: maddog@best.com
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.96.971110112612.1340A-100000@roguetrader.com> from Brandon Gillespie at "Nov 10, 97 11:28:20 am"
To: coldstuff@cold.org
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 11:52:51 -0800 (PST)

Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Frank Crowell wrote:
> > What is a good way of moving a user from an old db to a newer db?
> Did you use the upgrade script?
 Actually I had about 14 failed *.cdc files; so I was going to do them by
hand and then decided to do whatever I could do.
> The problem you are having is that all users are indexed by their name on
> $user_db, so you need to insert each of them into the database.  You can

I was on the track of adding the users to $user_db, but I wasn't sure if
that was the right thing to do.
> use 'coldcc' to do this:
> ---------------------------
> % coldcc -p -tstdin
I will try this tonight.  I think I can get all the other stuff changed
ok if I get past this point.



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