[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #17439: Wordpress Database Update reports errors but says it's successfull

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#17439: Wordpress Database Update reports errors but says it's successfull
 Reporter:  hakre            |      Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)     |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Upgrade/Install  |    Version:  3.2
 Severity:  normal           |   Keywords:
 I just updated my database on current HEAD of trunk by pressing the button
 while WP told be to do so. I got an error reported:
 '''WordPress database error:''' [Out of range value adjusted for column
 'post_parent' at row 4]
 `ALTER TABLE wp_posts CHANGE COLUMN post_parent post_parent bigint(20)
 unsigned NOT NULL default '0'`

 However right beneath of it, I was greeted with:

 '''Update Complete'''

 Your WordPress database has been successfully updated!

 First of all I ask myself if I can trust that message as an error has been

 Then this looks like that the update is not compatbile with my MySQL
 server which is 5.0.19 and matching the [wordpress system requirements on
 the webpage](http://wordpress.org/about/requirements/) (which seems to be
 out of date for trunk, but, well 5.0 is required according to

 Related: #3112

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/17439>
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