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Re: Versioning policy and pg_upgrade

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, w^3 <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Versioning policy and pg_upgrade
Date: 2010-08-18 22:06:32
Message-ID: 14480.1282169192@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>>> I don't really think that pg_upgrade should be recommended for 8.3 to
>>> 8.4 upgrades.  There are too many limitations and it's not been well
>>> tested.  I don't even trust it very much yet for 8.4 to 9.0 updates...

> It's actually pretty well tested for to 9.0.  A lot of the beta-testers
> have been using it.

Well, I think it's now approaching releaseable quality for 8.4->9.0.
What I was objecting to was recommending the previous iteration with
any enthusiasm ...

			regards, tom lane

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