"Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> -- Start of PGP signed section.
>> Le jeudi 31 janvier 2008, Tom Lane a ?crit?:
>> > We have *never* promised that pg_dump version N could dump from server
>> > version N+1 .., in fact, personally I'd like to make that case be a hard
>> > error, rather than something people could override with -i.
>> Are you thinking about next major or minor version ? All the same?
>> Is there some real good reason not to dump say 8.2.6 server with the pg_dump
>> from an 8.2.5 installation?
> They are talking about cross-major dumps, 8.2 pg_dump dumping an 8.3
> database. They are saying that should be disallowed.
And just to be clearly *only* cross-major dumps with an *older* pg_dump than
the database. Dumping with a newer pg_dump than the database is the
recommended way to do cross-major dumps.
Perhaps we can have something like --force-unsupported-incompatible-connections
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