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Re: [CORE] RC1 blocker issues

From: "Zeugswetter Andreas ADI SD" <ZeugswetterA(at)spardat(dot)at>
To: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>,"Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,"Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Josh Berkus" <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [CORE] RC1 blocker issues
Date: 2006-11-28 11:44:19
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> "SELECT *".  It's unfortunate that we have to go through another
> / pg_dump on these, but I understand the arguments for the change, and
> we did know it was still beta when we decided to go that way.

You can certainly find a workaround to not need an initdb.
drop indexes based on the changed to_char function,
verify other incompatible changes since beta3 ?? anybody think of
something else ?
shutdown the db, 
binary edit the new version into pg_control,
start db with new version,
recreate the changed system view,
recreate indexes dropped above.

It is just that this is not automated. But if we make a list of the
initdb forcing
changes, it should be possible.


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