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For some reason, there are two different database table API’s - it seems one is for creating new tables, and the other for modifying existing tables. When you do $installer->getConnection()->newTable() you get an instance of Varien_Db_Ddl_Table. Its addColumn method signature looks like this: $table->addColumn('id',…...