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Re: Versioning policy and pg_upgrade

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, "w^3" <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Versioning policy and pg_upgrade
Date: 2010-08-19 01:27:54
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On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
> On 8/16/10 5:46 PM, Bruce Momjian wrote:
>>> I don't really think that pg_upgrade should be recommended for 8.3 to
>>> 8.4 upgrades.  There are too many limitations and it's not been well
>>> tested.  I don't even trust it very much yet for 8.4 to 9.0 updates...
> It's actually pretty well tested for to 9.0.  A lot of the beta-testers
> have been using it.

Beta testers are one thing; large numbers of production users are
something else again.  I believe it's better tested this time than it
was last time around, but I wouldn't be prepared to bet against us
finding more bugs.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise Postgres Company

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