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Specify MySQL storage engine for mfdb temp tables.

Since MySQL 5.5 changes the default storage engine to InnoDB, and since
many distros configure the InnoDB file path to refer to a directory on a
file system with barriers enabled, any temporary tables written to disk
will be written as InnoDB tables on the InnoDB file path, rather than
using MyISAM tables, which can be stored on the tmpdir.  This results in
severe performance issues when using mythfilldatabase with Schedules
Direct data.  Therefore, specify the use of MyISAM storage engine for
mythfilldatabase DataDirect temporary tables.

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1 parent c8fa24d commit c06b7065532362a6b8705e52d822ac9dabd4d199 @sphery sphery committed May 23, 2012
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  1. +1 −1 mythtv/libs/libmythtv/datadirect.cpp
@@ -1238,7 +1238,7 @@ void DataDirectProcessor::CreateATempTable(const QString &ptablename,
MSqlQuery query(MSqlQuery::DDCon());
QString querystr;
querystr = "CREATE TEMPORARY TABLE IF NOT EXISTS " + ptablename + " " +
- ptablestruct + ";";
+ ptablestruct + " ENGINE=MyISAM;";
if (!query.exec(querystr))
MythDB::DBError("Creating temporary table", query);

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