I didn't know if this was a coding error or on my side...the database was empty when I tried to run update-db...
CREATE TABLE comminterests (
userid int(10) unsigned NOT NULL default '0',
intid int(10) unsigned NOT NULL default '0',
PRIMARY KEY (userid,intid),
# post-create code
# Populating community interests...
Can't use an undefined value as an ARRAY reference at (eval 38) line 1612.