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Re: Redhat 7 and PgSQL

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Trond Eivind Glomsrød <teg(at)redhat(dot)com>
Cc: Efrain Caro <betsemes(at)hotmail(dot)com>, Jeff Hoffmann <jeff(at)propertykey(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Redhat 7 and PgSQL
Date: 2000-09-30 01:07:54
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0009300304291.363-100000@peter (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-general
Trond Eivind Glomsrød writes:

> > %preupgrade
> > pg_dumpall >somewhere

> 1) You don't know that postgresql is running. It probably isn't.

Then start it.

> 2) You don't know that you have the diskspace to do that.

Changing from one storage format to another always requires 2x space
(although a text dump is usually smaller than the internal
representation).  And you're not going to get the storage format to not
ever change again. :-)

Peter Eisentraut      peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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