rpyne at kinfolk.org
Sat Feb 5 04:50:11 UTC 2005
There is a desparate need to at least warn that an update is
going to break a running system. Something even as simple as
listing version numbers when listing what modules are being
updated on a 'lunar update' would go a long way toward making
updates less nerve racking.
Upgrading to Postgresql 8.x from 7.x requires dumping the
databases with the 7.x version and then re-loading them after
the upgrade. This is not an uncommon requirement.
Luckily, I learned that this upgrade was going to break things
on a non-critical system.
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