Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: upgrade via rpm

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Gerd Koenig" <koenig(at)transporeon(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: upgrade via rpm
Date: 2008-12-07 20:51:58
Message-ID: dcc563d10812071251u6400a09an8e23e856ba137d8b@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-admin
On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 1:23 PM, Gerd Koenig <koenig(at)transporeon(dot)com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> we're planning an upgrade from Postgres 8.3.1 to latest 8.3.5 via rpm
> (Opensuse 10.3 - 64bit).
> Is it really that simple ?
>
> 1.) stop cluster (e.g. pg_ctl stop)
> 2.) perform the upgrade (rpm -Uvh *.rpm)
> 3.) start the cluster (pg_ctl start)
>
> thanks in advance....GERD.....

yep  but.
0.) take a backup  -- always just in case

assuming the rpms are built from the same .spec (i.e. things like
integer timestamps don't change) then it is that easy.

In response to

pgsql-admin by date

Next:From: Tom LaneDate: 2008-12-08 02:02:11
Subject: Re: Planner picking topsey turvey plan?
Previous:From: Gerd KoenigDate: 2008-12-07 20:23:23
Subject: upgrade via rpm

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group