Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash

From: Leif B. Kristensen
Subject: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash
Date: ,
Msg-id: 200711141228.33802.leif@solumslekt.org
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In response to: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Alvaro Herrera <-ip.org>)
Responses: Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  ("Leif B. Kristensen")
Re: Avoiding upgrade backlash  (Jon Sime)
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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, )

On Tuesday 13. November 2007, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>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.

I've started a thread about it in the Portage & Programming section of
forums.gentoo.org:

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-615494.html

I hope that someone more knowledgeable than me will be able to
contribute in bringing this issue to the attention of the Gentoo
developers, and hopefully work out a solution. Sure, there are other
Gentoo users than me around here?
--
Leif Biberg Kristensen | Registered Linux User #338009
http://solumslekt.org/ | Cruising with Gentoo/KDE
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