Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash

From: Alvaro Herrera
Subject: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash
Date: ,
Msg-id: 20071113160041.GA19014@alvh.no-ip.org
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In response to: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen")
Responses: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen")
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Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: [DOCS] Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Andrew Sullivan, )
  Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Gregory Stark, )
   Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Bruce Momjian, )
    Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Andrew Sullivan, )
 Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Peter Eisentraut, )
  Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Stefan Kaltenbrunner, )
   Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Bernd Helmle, )
  Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Josh Berkus, )
   Re: [DOCS] Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Tom Lane, )
    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, )

Leif B. Kristensen wrote:
> On Monday 12. November 2007, Josh Berkus wrote:
> >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
>
> Isn't there a chicken-and-egg problem here? On my Gentoo system, I have
> always been forced to uninstall the old version before upgrading to a
> new version.

That's a Gentoo shortcoming, nothing more.

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