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Re: running initdb on running database

From: "Ben K(dot)" <bkim(at)coe(dot)tamu(dot)edu>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: running initdb on running database
Date: 2006-11-14 19:15:46
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On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 03:10:14PM -0600, Ben K. wrote:
>> Admins,
>> I'm reading this post:
>> Is it possible and safe to run initdb again on a running database to
>> change encoding from SQL_ASCII to UTF8?
>> Will it affect new databases only or existing databases as well?
> Pretty much guaranteed to be unsafe. It's also not possible unless you
> hack initdb.
> -- 
> Jim Nasby                                            jim(at)nasby(dot)net
> EnterpriseDB      512.569.9461 (cell)


I guess then the next upgrade may be the best opportunity to change the 


Ben K.

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