Re: [GENERAL] Re: [Pkg-postgresql-public] Postgres major version support policy on Debian
On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Scott Marlowe wrote:
On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Markus Wanner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Once Postgres supports in-place upgrades between major versions, this
issue is solved.
It has in the past but apparently the work required in coding and
testing was too much and it the upgrade in place stuff was abandoned.
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong and someone is working on it
There's a prototype being actively worked on and if we're lucky it will
debut in 8.4 this March. See
http://archives.postgresql.org/message-id/48BB10A2.email@example.com for the
last code submission there and
http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/In-place_upgrade for an outline of the
* Greg Smith firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD