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Re: {**Spam**} Re: [PATCHES] Proposed patch: synchronized_scanning GUC variable

From: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: "Dimitri Fontaine" <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "Neil Conway" <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: {**Spam**} Re: [PATCHES] Proposed patch: synchronized_scanning GUC variable
Date: 2008-01-31 16:08:38
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"Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:

> Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> -- Start of PGP signed section.
>> Hi,
>> Le jeudi 31 janvier 2008, Tom Lane a ?crit?:
>> > We have *never* promised that pg_dump version N could dump from server
>> > version N+1 .., in fact, personally I'd like to make that case be a hard
>> > error, rather than something people could override with -i.
>> Are you thinking about next major or minor version ? All the same?
>> Is there some real good reason not to dump say 8.2.6 server with the pg_dump 
>> from an 8.2.5 installation?
> They are talking about cross-major dumps, 8.2 pg_dump dumping an 8.3
> database.  They are saying that should be disallowed.

And just to be clearly *only* cross-major dumps with an *older* pg_dump than
the database. Dumping with a newer pg_dump than the database is the
recommended way to do cross-major dumps.

Perhaps we can have something like --force-unsupported-incompatible-connections

1/2 :)

  Gregory Stark
  Ask me about EnterpriseDB's PostGIS support!

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