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Re: [HACKERS] INSTALL/install.sgml file

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-documentation <docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] INSTALL/install.sgml file
Date: 2000-06-07 01:36:36
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> I think the installation instructions should say "If you are upgrading
> from an existing installation, read the Administrator's Guide for backing
> and restoring your data." The said guide contains a chapter discussing
> these issues in detail (or at least it contains a chapter on it and we
> should add some detail :). This sort of thing can't be replaced by three
> sentences.
> Just the other day I griped about the fact that the installation
> instructions are in fact a chapter of the administrator's guide, which
> breaks the internal and external organization and the flow of information
> of both the installation instructions and the administrator's guide.

Can we refer people to that section for more information?

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