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Mr._Jim

Load Schemas Programmatically

Status: New

Hello,

 

It would be nice if there were an easy means of programmatically loading a database schema for result processing.

 

Here's my context for asking:

We have a custom database schema that must be loaded on all of our stations and we'd prefer that it "just works" when our customized database result processing plugin is loaded.

 

I managed to accomplish this by studying the format of TestStandDatabaseSchemas.ini and writing a parser to insert our schema as necessary. This was a bit painful, though, and the possibility of the format changing without notice has crossed my mind.

 

Thanks as usual to the R&D team.  (Assuming this idea gets some traction!  Smiley Wink)

 

Kind regards,

 

Mr. Jim