that's ok, i found a working solution with 8.0.5 +pg-hier (8.0.1 wouldn't
work + or -pg-hier), so i got things dumped, upgraded, and running. thank
you to you and the guys on #postgresql very much for your assistance :)
On 1/9/06, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> David Ford <firefighterblu3(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > i've tried with and without the hier patch and neither seems to work.
> I was afraid of that: you've got some views created with the patch
> installed and some with it not installed.
> > i have a few options left to try but i might be reduced to stitching
> > COPYs and system tables from an older backup.
> It should be possible to manually correct the bogus entries. Basically
> what the patch does is add a field to the QUERY structure, whose name I
> forget but comparing working and non-working ev_action strings should
> expose it. (It's probably near the end of the string.) If you delete
> the field (text ":fieldname <> ") from the non-working ev_action strings
> you should be able to get to a state where all the views will dump in a
> non-hier build.
> regards, tom lane
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