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Re: Data/Module update - Graphical Diff and Approve to handle database/module content like views, etc.

Agile Business Group sagl, Lorenzo Battistini - Software Engineer, Agile Business Group
- 07/21/2014 05:00:13
On 07/20/2014 10:34 AM, Wolfgang Taferner wrote:
> Dear Community, dear Odoo Team,
> I wonder if someone has stumbled across the problem when doing an 
> update of a database for minor changes with external_ids 
> (noupdate=”0”) that modified content (views, etc.) within the database 
> was overwritten without prompting or recognizing the change actively?
> Of course this should be a more technical feature as sometimes changes 
> interdepend on each other, but it would be a huge improvement of 
> usability for administrators who really know what they do and can then 
> decide about changes of data individually during a semi-manual process.
> So they can do updates on database content (very important if you had 
> a SaaS database in the first place or sometimes do quick changes for a 
> customer in debug mode which are not documented instantly and later 
> need to do minor updates on base, etc.) without losing customization 
> directly in the database which is not my normal use case but might 
> happen for quick changes on demand.

If you want to change the views using the odoo admin interface, you 
should always create inherited views (also possible using the 'manage 
views' option in debug mode).
Custom inherited views are not touched by the database's updates.


Lorenzo Battistini
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