Can't start portgresql after F15 -> F16 upgrade
lowen at pari.edu
Thu Nov 17 19:20:47 UTC 2011
On Nov 17, 2011, at 2:08 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> PostgreSQL version upgrades have always had to be handled by data
> and data imports. With PostgreSQL 9.0 an upgrade utility was created,
> but it is not run by default as it is not considered stable. It works
> fine for me though. Perform a "yum install postgresql-upgrade" to
> install the utility and run "pg_upgrade" as root.
That wasn't the first cut at pg_upgrade, but IMO it's the best cut at
it so far.
What folks sometimes neglect to realize is how programmable the
backend of PostgreSQL really is, and how that a full upgrade can
involve recompiling or rebuilding functions inside the database (you
can have user-written functions in C, Perl, Python, Tcl, and Ruby with
Fedora-stock packages, for instance). That was always the hardest
part of trying to upgrade PostgreSQL in a sane fashion.
And there is a postgresql-upgrade package in the repositories, but
not, apparently, on the install DVD.
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