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Re: problematic upgrade

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marcin Gil" <marcin(dot)gil(at)audax(dot)com(dot)pl>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: problematic upgrade
Date: 2004-11-29 16:06:13
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"Marcin Gil" <marcin(dot)gil(at)audax(dot)com(dot)pl> writes:
>> No, there is not.  I assume the server does not work because
>> the version stamps in PG_VERSION will disallow such a server
>> from starting.

> You might be surprised but server works. I believe he installed new
> postgres,
> initiated it and copied database folders - but I'll have to confirm that.

For sufficiently small values of "works", that might be true, but this
procedure strikes me as unbelievably dangerous.  He'll certainly get
zero sympathy from here if he finds any database corruption.

			regards, tom lane

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