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Re: Updates for 7.2 INSTALL file

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Docs Mailing List <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Updates for 7.2 INSTALL file
Date: 2001-10-01 17:47:28
Message-ID: 200110011747.f91HlS809712@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have updated this file and the *.sgml files I could update for 7.2.

> Hi all,
> 
> With the INSTALL file, do we change the references from 7.1 to 7.2 now
> or wait until later?  (Not counting the "Supported Platforms" bit)
> 
> Found three instances where 7.1 should be 7.2, not sure about the one
> which mentions that pg_dumpall of 7.1 shouldn't be used on older
> versions of the database.
> 
> Have generated a diff in case that's the easiest way for the change to
> be applied.
> 
> Regards and best wishes,
> 
> Justin Clift
> 
> -- 
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> *** INSTALL.old	Tue Oct  2 00:17:30 2001
> --- INSTALL	Tue Oct  2 00:18:52 2001
> ***************
> *** 76,82 ****
>   
>   The internal data storage format changes with new releases of PostgreSQL.
>   Therefore, if you are upgrading an existing installation that does not have
> ! a version number "7.1.x", you must back up and restore your data as shown
>   here. These instructions assume that your existing installation is under the
>   /usr/local/pgsql directory, and that the data area is in
>   /usr/local/pgsql/data. Substitute your paths appropriately.
> --- 76,82 ----
>   
>   The internal data storage format changes with new releases of PostgreSQL.
>   Therefore, if you are upgrading an existing installation that does not have
> ! a version number "7.2.x", you must back up and restore your data as shown
>   here. These instructions assume that your existing installation is under the
>   /usr/local/pgsql directory, and that the data area is in
>   /usr/local/pgsql/data. Substitute your paths appropriately.
> ***************
> *** 125,131 ****
>   
>        mv /usr/local/pgsql /usr/local/pgsql.old
>   
> ! After you have installed PostgreSQL 7.1, create a new database directory and
>   start the new server. Remember that you must execute these commands while
>   logged in to the special database user account (which you already have if
>   you are upgrading).
> --- 125,131 ----
>   
>        mv /usr/local/pgsql /usr/local/pgsql.old
>   
> ! After you have installed PostgreSQL 7.2, create a new database directory and
>   start the new server. Remember that you must execute these commands while
>   logged in to the special database user account (which you already have if
>   you are upgrading).

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