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Run database update separately from the main activity
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Description

Currently, the database gets updated when the app is launched, in a secondary thread, which is both non functional (when a user opens the app, he/she has to wait for it to finish the update) and prone to problems (threads gets killed by Android: when does it happen?). We are never sure an update goes well or not.

The service should be moved to be run externally, with a notification for the user. It can also be automatically scheduled by Android!!

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fabio.mazza triaged this task as High priority.May 3 2020, 12:01
fabio.mazza lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.
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