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Re: pg_upgrade if 'postgres' database is dropped

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_upgrade if 'postgres' database is dropped
Date: 2011-10-28 14:14:49
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On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> OK, then the simplest fix, once you modify pg_dumpall, would be to
> modify pg_upgrade to remove reference to the postgres database in the
> new cluster if it doesn't exist in the old one.  That would allow
> pg_upgrade to maintain a 1-1 matching of databases in the old and new
> cluster --- it allows the change to be locallized without affecting much
> code.

That sounds just fine.  +1.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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