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Re: [GENERAL] *Old* PostgreSQL version

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alex Shnitman <alexsh(at)hectic(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] *Old* PostgreSQL version
Date: 1999-06-25 13:36:05
Message-ID: 199906251336.JAA20755@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Bruce Momjian writes:
> 
>  > > database_name=> select version();
>  > > WARN:parser: Syntax error at or near "version"
>  > > 
>  > > What else can I do? I can see from the dates of the files that it was
>  > > installed sometime in mid-1997. What else can I use to find the
>  > > version?
>  > 
>  > That's a good one.  There is a data/PG_VERSION file in the install
>  > directory that should contain the version, though there was one release
>  > where we forgot to update that.  That may help.  I assume you don't have
>  > the source code, because the HISTORY file always has the version at the
>  > top of the file.
> 
> Yes, that did it! Thanks a lot. (6.1... Not *that* old after all. Or
> is it?) Perhaps it needs to be added to that question in the FAQ or
> something.

Well, now that we have version(), we hope it will be easier for people.

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