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Re: Determine PG version used for initdb

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dario <dario_d_s(at)unitech(dot)com(dot)ar>,Hannes Dorbath <light(at)theendofthetunnel(dot)de>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Determine PG version used for initdb
Date: 2005-07-20 15:59:34
Message-ID: 20050720155934.GS10127@decibel.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 10:05:22AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > That tells the server version running, but does it tell the initdb
> > binary version used to init the cluster?
> 
> Normally there's not any difference between dot-release initdb's.
> In this case there is; read the 8.0.3 release notes:
> http://developer.postgresql.org/docs/postgres/release.html#RELEASE-8-0-3
> You could determine which was used by looking at the declared arguments
> of the conversion functions.

Hrm. Is there no definative way to determine what version of initdb was
used on a cluster? ISTM that would be a useful feature to have.
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