Can someone look at both versions and merge the improvements into our
version? Should be pretty easy.
> > Can some PostgreSQL people comment on this? This person wrote a
> > MySQL->PostgreSQL converter too. His version is at:
> > http://ziet.zhitomir.ua/~fonin/code
> -- THIS VERSION IS EXTREMELY BUGSOME ! USE IT ON YOUR OWN RISK !!!
> Hmm. My version does not have this feature, but it could be added ;)
> Seriously, I haven't looked at the differences, but there is a licensing
> difference (BSD vs GPL). Someone else with experience with MySQL should
> evaluate both packages.
> mysql2pgsql has been used to convert SourceForge, with ~90 tables and
> moderately complicated schema, but that did not include enumerated types
> (done with ints at SF) and "unique" keys (done with sequences at SF)
> > Sucks found:...
> Each is a one-liner to fix in mysql2pgsql. The (nonstandard) types
> mentioned weren't used in the test cases I had available. I didn't
> realize that we had *any* reports of troubles or lacking features in the
> existing converter, but I'll leave it up to y'all to decide if the
> licensing issues and feature issues are significant.
> I'm willing to provide patches to address some of the concerns, but of
> course will not be able to look at the GPL'd code for hints and can only
> use the information posted here to help afaik.
> - Thomas
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