Moving a PostgreSQL database from one server to another

Les Mikesell les at
Thu Jan 13 23:22:31 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 17:16, Aly Dharshi wrote:
> <snip>
> > If the destination is the same CPU type you
> > can get away with copying the files under /var/lib/pgsql/ instead,
> isn't this something dangerous to do, regardless of the cpu being the same ?

You must have the service stopped and the program version on the
destination machine should be the same, but otherwise there is nothing
magic about the file.

  Les Mikesell
   les at

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