[Dbix-class] Regenerating schema following DBIC::Schema::Loader dump_to_dir?

Chris Cole chris at compbio.dundee.ac.uk
Tue May 26 11:19:57 GMT 2009

Denny wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-05-26 at 09:21 +0100, Chris Cole wrote:
>> The problem seems to be that the current schema is a DBIx::Class::Schema
>> object, but in order to update it needs to be a
>> DBIx::Class::Schema::Loader object. I can modify the base class to be a
>> Loader object, but then the it barfs because the md5sums are different.
>> I seem to be in a catch22. (I think) I need to change the files in order
>> to update them, but changing them stops them being updated. Help!
> Ah, I think you've hit the same mistake as me when I started - you're
> trying to generate the DB modules using your main DB module as the
> starting point?

Yes. That's right.

> Write a separate script which generates them instead - then it doesn't
> need to write over itself.

Except, I do want to overwrite them. The comments in the modules suggest
adding your code below a certain point in order to retain it during

If I use a separate script to create them, I'll lose my additional code.
Won't I?

> I can send you an example of how I did it if you want, just mail me
> off-list.

Yes, please. That would be great.

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