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Re: Postgresql 8.0.3, symbolic link to /var/lib/pgsql/data/base

From: Jeffrey Tenny <jeffrey(dot)tenny(at)comcast(dot)net>
To: Anjan Dave <adave(at)vantage(dot)com>
Cc: Sergiusz Jarczyk <sergiusz(dot)jarczyk(at)qresc(dot)com>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgresql 8.0.3, symbolic link to /var/lib/pgsql/data/base
Date: 2005-09-28 21:19:12
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Anjan Dave wrote:
> Why don't you copy/move the entire data directory (minus pg_xlog if you are separating them)

I tried that too, and then postmaster wouldn't even start.  I don't 
remember if it was a permission error or if it was complaining it 
couldn't find the configuration files.

I suspect whatever symlink problems are manifesting in just moving 
'base' also apply to moving 'data'.

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