[erlang-questions] Convert a Mnesia "set" table to an "ordered_set"

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Mon Oct 6 18:01:03 CEST 2008


It's not possible to change the type on mnesia tables.

/Dan

Greg Burri wrote:
> Hi,
> I already ask this question but it was hided into a mail about something 
> else.
> 
> Is there a way to convert a mnesia table which has the type "set" to a 
> "ordered_set" one ?
> For the moment I use "mnesia:backup/1" then I recreate my table with the 
> "ordered_set" type and I call "mnesia:restore/2" to retrieve my data.
> It's a bit ugly... it isn't ?
> 
> 
> /Greg Burri
> 
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