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Re: Upgrading

From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: Indibil <indibil(at)webmail(dot)co(dot)za>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Upgrading
Date: 2004-03-08 19:45:08
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0403081243160.2365-100000@css120.ihs.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 4 Mar 2004, Indibil wrote:

> Hi:
> 
> I have a PostgreSQL 7.2.2 running in a Linux Mandrake 8.2 Server.
> I want to upgrade to PostgreSQL 7.3
> I would like to accomplish this by installing  fit rpm packages, because my
> linux skills are limited.
> However, there aren't any packages of PostgreSQL 7.3 for Mandrake 8.2
> I must be careful because the database is in a production environment.
> What would be the best way to upgrade?

Unless there is a known problem for you with 7.4, I'd recommend upgrading 
to that.  7.4.2 is due out soon (today or something like it) and it is 
a much easier upgrade than 7.2 to 7.3 was.  

You might want to upgrade to 7.2.5 first though, as there were some issues 
with early 7.2s upgrading to 7.4 I remember running into.

I don';t use RPMs for postgresql, so I'm not much help there.


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