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Re: v7.3.1 tar ready ... please check it ...

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: v7.3.1 tar ready ... please check it ...
Date: 2002-12-19 23:45:15
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Bruce Momjian writes:

>            Note: If you are upgrading an existing system and are going to
>            install the new files over the old ones, then you should have
>            backed up your data and shut down the old server by now, as
>            explained in the Section called If You Are Upgrading above.
>
> In fact, we are a unclear about exactly when you need a dump/reload and
> when you don't.  Seems the INSTALL file should have a clearer setup for
> folks upgrading from 7.3 to 7.3.1.

There's a hidden "...backed up your data, if required, ..." in there that
only the author can see. ;-)  But I think the section called If You Are
Upgrading makes it rather clear when a backup is required.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net


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