Mario Filipe wrote:
>On Fri, 10 Oct 1997, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>> Have you compiled it for libc6?
> Actually...No! I didn't even know there was such a beast until
>today (when I started getting the debian lists).
>> Does your compilation pass all the regression tests?
> Yes, except abstime and reltime (something to do with timezones
>and epoch)! (But it doesn't matter does it ?)
With libc5, it's OK; the differences are probably because you didn't set
the timezone for the postmaster before you ran the tests. With libc6
there are unexplained problems - I mean bugs - that need to be sorted out;
and a new Debian package ought to be libc6-based.
>> There will be a problem with handling the update of users from postgres95
>> to postgresql, because the database must be dumped and reloaded. There wa
>> discussion about this a couple of months back. This was the last I heard
>> Siggy Bentrup who is the current maintainer (not Emanuele as listed in
>> the postgres95 package).
> Exactly... The problem is that it has to be dumped by pg95,
>reloaded through a previous version (pg 6.0 i think) redump it and then
>reload it ... This is a major problem... But i'll check with th e people
I think that dumping it from 1.09 is sufficient, but do check.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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