[EP-tech] Changing the datatype for [system] fields

Ian Stuart Ian.Stuart at ed.ac.uk
Wed May 29 14:41:33 BST 2013

I am creating a repository which will be receiving upward of 100,000 
records a month... and the "int" field has a limit of 2 million.

Is there a [sensible] way to create a clean install that defined eprint 
IDs and the like as BIGINTs rather than INTs?

(EPrints 3.2)


Ian Stuart.
Developer: ORI, RJ-Broker, and OpenDepot.org
Bibliographics and Multimedia Service Delivery team,
The University of Edinburgh.


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