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Re: [HACKERS] pg_upgrade

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] pg_upgrade
Date: 2002-01-10 06:09:58
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom asked about pg_upgrade as part of our initdb for timezone.
> I have made some improvements to pg_upgrade in CVS and have successfully
> migrated a regression database from a 7.2 to another 7.2 database using
> it.  (At least the tables show some data;  very light testing.)

Here is a patch I need to /contrib/pg_resetxlog to support a new "-x
XID" option to set the XID in pg_control.  Patch attached.  This is the
last feature I needed for a functioning pg_upgrade for 7.1->7.2 and
7.2->7.2 databases.

Many commercial distributions like this script, and with our
newly-needed initdb to fix our timezonetz problem, it seemed like a good
time.  :-)  It certainly reduces upgrade time.

(BTW, where are we on that timezonetz patch anyway?  Tom posted it two
days ago and I haven't seen any comments.)

pg_upgrade is still disabled.

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