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Re: v8.2.6->8.2.7 upgrade renamed /var/lib/pgsql

From: "Hyatt, Gordon" <Gordon(dot)Hyatt(at)joslin(dot)harvard(dot)edu>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: v8.2.6->8.2.7 upgrade renamed /var/lib/pgsql
Date: 2008-05-27 16:04:58
Message-ID: 85AC2B55AEF4CC41A2145B60C7F8807402650C@JDCMAIL4.joslin.harvard.edu (view raw or flat)
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Yes, AFAIK, this machine is using the standard Fedora update repository.

I'll just chalk this up to "anomalous behaviour of unknown origin" and
add this to my test-after-updates checklist.

Thanks,

Gord


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us]
> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2008 7:38 PM
> To: Hyatt, Gordon
> Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] v8.2.6->8.2.7 upgrade renamed /var/lib/pgsql
> 
> "Hyatt, Gordon" <Gordon(dot)Hyatt(at)joslin(dot)harvard(dot)edu> writes:
> > I just applied the v8.2.7 upgrade (from v8.2.6) on and FC8 server
via
> > yum.  The upgrade went OK, but the /var/lib/pgsql directory (with
the
> > existing data) was renamed to /var/lib/pgsql.old and a new (and
empty)
> > /var/lib/pgsql directory was created.
> 
> That's just weird.  I tried the same here (also on an x86_64 F-8 box)
> and didn't see it happen.  Are you using the standard Fedora update
> repository?
> 
> 			regards, tom lane

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