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Re: Question about effects of installing LSMB on template1

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM, Chris Bennett
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> I saw a thread somewhere about how to use template0 to recreate template1.
> Does LedgerSMB create databases copying from template1 or installing
> into template1?

It is possible to install into template1, but normally it copies from
template 1.  I suppose we should probably catch this at create
database time and throw an error (we haven't done this yet because
SQL-Ledger didn't and we haven't gotten around to this point).

> And since I'm writing my own app for my vendors, customers and current
> prices,
> what is the right/wrong way to create new databases to avoid problems
> with other apps?

Ok.  On the first screen (which includes login info), you can leave it
at template1.  All this does is connect and get a list of current

On the second screen (with the chart of accounts options), you should
type the db you want to install into.  This should generally not be

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers