[Nepomuk] GraphMigration in 4.11
kde at aynoa.net
Mon May 13 10:21:35 UTC 2013
Good news because I don't like to loose tens of hours of work.
By the way, are you handling old backups restoration?
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Vishesh Handa <me at vhanda.in> wrote:
> On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Ignacio Serantes <kde at aynoa.net> wrote:
> > I have many many custom data :(. If is possible I wish to try the
> > process first.
> I'm thinking of keeping the migration code cause I have already
> written it, but it will be a hidden option which "advanced
> users/developers" can trigger.
> > On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Vishesh Handa <me at vhanda.in> wrote:
> >> Hey everyone
> >> As you guys must have heard, there is going to be a migration of data
> >> for the 4.11 release. The original plan was to offer the user 3
> >> options -
> >> 1. Backup Tags/Ratings, remove the db, and then restore it
> >> 2. Just remove the db
> >> 3. Migrate the data (Not recommended)
> >> Migrating the data is very slow, since all the graphs need to be
> >> merged. Also, since this is an excellent opportunity to get rid of all
> >> the old stale data it would not make sense for users to migrate the
> >> data.
> >> Last week, I met many KDE developers and we discussed a better way to
> >> show this migration. The consensus was that it would be best NOT to
> >> show the user this migration wizard and just go with option (1) or (2)
> >> depending on if the user actually has any tags or ratings.
> >> Additionally, there should be no dialog just a systray icon which
> >> shows the current status. That way the users are not bothered and it
> >> just happens in the background.
> >> And finally, we should start the progress dialog from 3% instead of 0
> >> since it gives the user a sense that something is going on :)
> >> I'm going to be implementing most of this this week. I doubt anyone
> >> apart from Sebastian has much custom data?
> >> --
> >> Vishesh Handa
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> > Best wishes,
> > Ignacio
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