registry backup (and upgrade --force)

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Mon Apr 4 09:52:50 PDT 2016

> On Apr 4, 2016, at 9:45 AM, Bradley Giesbrecht <pixilla at> wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2016, at 9:42 AM, René J. V. Bertin <rjvbertin at> wrote:
>> Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>>> Did you keep a copy of the registry? If so, try opening it with the sqlite
>>> client.
>> Thanks for the suggestion. Curiously that went just fine, but it also seems to 
>> contradict the previous claim that any interaction with an sqlite3 db modifies 
>> it. I did a .dump which completed without errors, but the file'smodification 
>> date never changed. Ditto for a .backup .
>> I could move the current registry aside and restore the backup (or the 
>> additional backup made with the .backup command), but that would be of academic 
>> interest only as the information in the file is now out of date.
> In my experience, without simply opening the database in the sqlite client “fixed” ports access to the database, no dumps or no special commands, just open, close and run port.

s/without simply/simply/

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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