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Re: [HACKERS] now 6.4

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org (The Hermit Hacker)
Cc: dg(at)illustra(dot)com, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] now 6.4
Date: 1998-06-10 19:10:45
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> On Wed, 10 Jun 1998, David Gould wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian:
> > > PG_VERSION is now 6.4.  initdb everyone.  Or did we decide not to do
> > > this if we could help it.  I think we will still need to run initdb, and
> > > move the data files.
> > 
> > I had thought we were going to avoid changing this unless there were changes
> > to persistant structures. Do you know what changed to require this?
> 	Huh?  PG_VERSION should reflect that which we release, so that ppl
> know what version they are running, for bug reports and whatnot...

It also requires the postmaster/postgres to match that version so they
can run.  PG_VERSION gets set at initdb time, so if we update it, we
basically require them to run initdb so it matches the
backend/postmaster version.

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