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Re: Upgrading Extension, version numbers (was: Extensions, patch v16)

From: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Upgrading Extension, version numbers (was: Extensions, patch v16)
Date: 2011-01-03 19:52:47
Message-ID: F3DC03B4-789C-437B-8149-C75A386A3C41@kineticode.com (view raw or flat)
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On Jan 3, 2011, at 11:51 AM, Tom Lane wrote:

> 1. Doesn't work if you're upgrading an installation that has more than
> one database using the extension.  There's only one library directory.
> 
> 2. Not possible from a permissions standpoint.  Even if you think it'd
> be smart to have the postgres daemon privileged enough to overwrite its
> own executables, there is 0 chance of getting that past any distro.

Okay, got it.

Best,

David


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