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Re: 7.4 --> 8.0/8.1 upgrade

From: Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
To: Chris Travers <chris(at)metatrontech(dot)com>
Cc: sh test <shmailtest(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.4 --> 8.0/8.1 upgrade
Date: 2006-03-29 15:31:15
Message-ID: 1143646274.3625.130.camel@state.g2switchworks.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 21:00, Chris Travers wrote:

> When I upgraded from 7.4.2 to 8.1.3, I lost the oid fields in some 
> tables which caused some issues with one application.
> 
> I suspect that the better path is to upgrade (without dump/reload) to 
> the most recent 7.4 release and then dump/reload when upgrading to 8.1.x 
> but I am not 100% sure.
> 
> If you don't WANT OID's in your table (they were dropped for a reason, 
> you know), then this is not a concern.

The only problems I've run into have been character set encoding issues,
which were fixed by iconv rather easily.

Since I set up the databases we used, and didn't inherit them, we don't
have any craziness like OIDs used as keys and such.  yeah!

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