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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