Carol Walter wrote:
> I want to do a new installation of postgres. I have version 8.2.3 and
> I want to go to 8.3.3. The postgres documentation says that the
> default location for the installation is /usr/local/pgsql. My
> installation has obviously been customized because I have no such path
> on my system. The documentation also says you can customize the
> location by including prefix = */PREFIX/* in the ./configuration file.
> Is there a way I can tell what this customization was? There are
> several directories that contain many of the same files. I have
> several installations of postgres running on different servers. If
> this is anything like everything else I've seen there, quite possibly,
> is a different customization for each server.
> Thank you very much,
> Carol Walter
How do you plan to install (source?, package-manager?)
Do you need to save data from old installation?
Do you have any client applications that need testing (or is this to
test them)? There are a few changes that could bite you (changes to
automatic casting and changed cluster syntax to name a couple).
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