Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash

From: Peter Eisentraut
Subject: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200711131045.04878.peter_e@gmx.net
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In response to: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Josh Berkus)
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Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Josh Berkus)
Re: [DOCS] Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Tom Lane)
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    Re: [DOCS] Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
  Re: [DOCS] Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
  Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Alvaro Herrera <-ip.org>, )
   Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
    Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
     Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Peter Eisentraut, )
      Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
       Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Peter Eisentraut, )
        Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen", )
     Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Greg Smith, )
    Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Jon Sime, )

Am Montag, 12. November 2007 schrieb Josh Berkus:
> I'm thinking that we need to warn everyone about:
> 1) They need to use 8.3's pg_dump, not the old version, to upgrade (this is
> always true but now doing it wrong will break a lot more users).

What difference would pg_dump make?

> 2) They need to check for bugs

What bugs?

> 3) If Robert gets his type-cast backport package together, the location of
> that.

Well, if you want to undo the changes, you don't need a backport package; you
can just change the cast's definition.

--
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/


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