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Re: pg_upgrade --logfile option documentation

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_upgrade --logfile option documentation
Date: 2012-02-28 18:48:03
Message-ID: 1330454810-sup-909@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Excerpts from Robert Haas's message of mar feb 28 15:24:45 -0300 2012:

> I think you should rename the old control file just before the step
> that says "linking user relation files".  That's the point after which
> it becomes unsafe to start the old cluster, right?

Also, if it's not using link mode, what is the point in doing the rename
in the first place?  I was using copy mode when I did my tests and yet
it got renamed (unless link mode is now the default, which I doubt?)

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Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
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