On 12 June 2010 18:15, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> Thom Brown wrote:
>> >> The only options available are:
>> > <snip>
>> >> Are those instructions for an older version?
>> > That's Bruce's book which is probably 8 or 9 years old now. It's
>> > almost certainly referring to the old pg_upgrade shell script from
>> > years ago.
>> Ah, unfortunately that's the first result in Google. I've resorted to
> I am sure that will change soon. :-) The right URL is now #7 on
>> restoring from a full backup :( I don't think I could use it for
>> upgrading from beta 1 to beta 2 anyway by the looks of things. The
>> binary directories are updated since they share the same version
> You certainly could have. The docs say:
> F.31.1. Supported Versions
> pg_upgrade supports upgrades from 8.3.X and later to the current major
> release of PostgreSQL, including snapshot and alpha releases.
> In fact, we were hoping people would test pg_upgrade during the required
> beta2 catalog change.
How would that work if the beta1 binaries are overwritten by the beta2
binaries since they both share the same version number?
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