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Re: suggestion for admin "If you are upgrading"

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Philip Crotwell <crotwell(at)seis(dot)sc(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: suggestion for admin "If you are upgrading"
Date: 2001-03-19 17:34:56
Message-ID: 200103191734.MAA19428@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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This change has been made.  Thanks.


> 
> Right, but pg_dump from 7.0 doesn't. And to upgrade from 7.0 to 7.1, you
> have to use the pg_dumpall from 7.0, not the one from 7.1. So if you
> follow the upgrade instructions in the 7.1 admin manual, the large objects
> will not be transfered.
> 
> So maybe it should say: 
> 
> The implementations of pg_dump and pg_dumpall from versions prior to 7.1
> do not dump large objects by default. If you are upgrading from a version
> prior to 7.1 and your database uses large objects, please see the
> documentation for pg_dump and pg_dumpall for that version.
> 
> thanks,
> Philip
> 
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > I think 7.1 does do them.
> > 
> > > 
> > > Hi
> > > 
> > > It might be nice to add a line saying that pgdumpall doesn't do large
> > > objects to section 1.4 of admin, so that when people upgrade from 7.0 to
> > > 7.1 they don't accidentally lose their large objects. Perhaps something
> > > like:
> > > 
> > > pgdumpall doesn't dump large objects by default. If your database uses
> > > large objects, please see section 8.1.4 Caveats.
> > > 
> > > thanks,
> > > Philip
> > > 
> > > 
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> 


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