Re: PostgreSQL 6.4
Craig Sanders wrote:
>how about two new packages:
> "libpgsql6.4" for the new postgres library, and "libpgsql6.3" for the
>libpgsql6.3 should have a "Provides: libpgsql" (as well as Conflicts:
>and Replaces:). this should ensure a smooth upgrade (at least as far as
>the libraries are concerned).
I'm checking upstream to see whether the two versions can co-exist.
>BTW, is the 6.4 file format compatible with 6.3? or will we have to dump
>and restore our databases again?
A dump-and-restore is required.
If this is a problem, it may be possible to get round it by fixing the
template1 tables by hand; that's not something I'm going to attempt,
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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