Robert Haas wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> >> Robert Haas wrote:
> >>> Perhaps we should fix the behavior rather than the documentation.
> >> We can't fix the behavior because we have to allow an old cluster to
> >> keep its tablespace files during a pg_upgrade. ?They are given a script
> >> to delete those files later, if they want.
> > The new *layout* of the files may be forced by pg_upgrade
> > considerations, but I don't think that proves much of anything about
> > ownership and permissions settings --- especially not the fact that we
> > are now enforcing settings that were designed for the data directory
> > itself on what is effectively one level up from that.
> I haven't yet been convinced we need or want to relax the rule about
> the directory being empty.
Uh, how would pg_upgrade work then? It would require renaming the
top-level tablespace directory, which might require root permissions.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
+ It's impossible for everything to be true. +
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