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Re: Data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 8.3

From: "Phillip Smith" <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 8.3
Date: 2007-07-25 02:15:21
Message-ID: 00b801c7ce61$a852d9a0$9b0014ac@wbaus090 (view raw or flat)
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> I'm assuming the problem is because the PG_VERSION file in the data
> directory says 8.3, so I'm making a copy of the directory, changing that
to
> 8.2 and see if it will start with that.

Well that didn't work!
[postgres(at)stirling pgData-8.2]$ pg_ctl -o '-i' start
server starting
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []FATAL:  database files are incompatible with
server
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []DETAIL:  The database cluster was initialized
with PG_CONTROL_VERSION 831, but the server was compiled with
PG_CONTROL_VERSION 822.
2007-07-25 12:13:25 EST @ []HINT:  It looks like you need to initdb.


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