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Re: Need advice for migration to pgsql

Siggy Brentrup <bsb@debian.org> writes:

> Looking into the details, I don't see a clear upgrade path to cover
> all possible cases.. I can't even assume the postgres95 postmaster is
> running and postgres95 didn't provide a startup script in /etc/init.d
> (pgsql will).

I think this may have already been mentioned, but you could just "mv"
all the old databases to a safe location in the preinst, and provide a
script that the user can run that will migrate (safely) all these
files to the new format/location at their leisure.


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