[pkg-bacula-devel] git push for 9.0.5 ready

Sven Hartge sven at svenhartge.de
Sun Nov 5 21:16:24 UTC 2017

On 05.11.2017 21:50, Carsten Leonhardt wrote:

>>> I'll probably upload the current state later, testing migration is
>>> blocked by mariadb anyway...
>> We should fix the "CacheRetention BIGINT UNSIGNED DEFAULT" confusion for
>> mysql before that. I did the same for the sqlite3 case during merging,
>> as you noticed and from looking at the code, I think "UNSIGNED" is the
>> correct value here. So fixing update_mysql_tables.in to also use
>> UNSIGNED would be correct, AFAICS.
> My intuition says that the retention period will probably never be so
> high that the highest bit will be needed.

SIGNED BIGINT is only years if you store seconds in it,
it could be a bit short if you use granite tablets to engrave your backups.

Joking aside: The data type has to be uniform and from looking at the
code and the other data types I think the intention was having it
UNSIGNED, to prevent it from being negative.


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