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Re: how to migrate request-tracker database from sqlite3 to mysql

In <20090819224241.GC22375@finrod>, Martin Kraus wrote:
>On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 10:17:03PM +0200, Jesús M. Navarro wrote:
>> On Wednesday 19 August 2009 02:37:37 Martin Kraus wrote:
>> > hi. I'm trying to migrate request-tracker3.6 database from sqlite to
>> > mysql on lenny.  Is there a way to export data from sqlite so they can
>> > be imported into mysql for request-tracker3.6?
>> >
>> > rt-dump-database doesn't export sqlite database and sqlite and mysql
>> > databases for rt are not compatible even if I dump sqlite database into
>> > sql and modify the file it can be imported into mysql.
>> Did you already do your homework?
>> <http://pkg-request-tracker.alioth.debian.org/3.6-databases/>
>Yes I did. It describes how to change database backend, bud rt-dump-database
>doesn't dump ticket data from sqlite so it can't be imported into mysql. If
> I do it by hand by dumping sql syntax from sqlite and (after tons of
>modifications) import it into mysql, rt can see the tickets, search and
> stuff, but can't add tickets, there are problems with user logins etc.

Some sort of mixed approach sounds like it might work.  Follow the directions 
to get everything but old tickets, then do you manual process to get all the 
existing tickets in.  You might have to adjust the values of the MySQL 
SEQUENCEs (or whatever they call them).
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