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Major upgrade advice

From: Steve Crawford <scrawford(at)pinpointresearch(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Major upgrade advice
Date: 2008-06-18 17:21:45
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I'm getting ready to tackle another upgrade: 7.4.6 -> 8.3.3. The 
preliminaries (development/testing) look good but I'd like 
suggestions/warnings/comments on:

1. Removing OIDs on user tables.

I don't see any dump or restore options to remove OIDs. Am I better off 
modifying the dump to alter the "SET default_with_oids = true;" lines or 
going through all the user tables in advance and running "ALTER TABLE 
... SET WITHOUT OIDS"? Other options?

2. Alter encoding from C to utf8.



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