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v8.2.6->8.2.7 upgrade renamed /var/lib/pgsql

From: "Hyatt, Gordon" <Gordon(dot)Hyatt(at)joslin(dot)harvard(dot)edu>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: v8.2.6->8.2.7 upgrade renamed /var/lib/pgsql
Date: 2008-05-21 13:27:51
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To all,


I just applied the v8.2.7 upgrade (from v8.2.6) on and FC8 server via
yum.  The upgrade went OK, but the /var/lib/pgsql directory (with the
existing data) was renamed to /var/lib/pgsql.old and a new (and empty)
/var/lib/pgsql directory was created.


Does anyone know why this would have happened?  


The particular machine is an FC8, dual core AMD DELL with 4GB RAM
running the x86_64 pg binaries.


I applied the same update (v8.2.6->8.2.7) to an FC7 Pentium4 box running
the 32-bit pg binaries and did not have to rename the /var/lib/pgsql


Has anyone else run into this?


Thanks, in advance,





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