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Re: pg_upgrade and statistics

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Daniel Farina <daniel(at)heroku(dot)com>, Greg Stark <stark(at)mit(dot)edu>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_upgrade and statistics
Date: 2012-03-14 00:34:00
Message-ID: 20120314003400.GB9132@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 08:30:17PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Another idea is to just copy over pg_statistic like we copy of
> > pg_largeobject now, and force autovacuum to run.
> 
> That would be an automatic crash in a 9.1 to 9.2 migration, as well as
> any other release where we changed the column layout of pg_statistic.

It might be a solution for cases where we don't modify it.  I frankly am
worried that if we copy over statistics even in ASCII that don't match
what the server expects, it might lead to a crash, which has me back to
wanting to speed up vacuumdb.

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  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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