[arch-general] postgresql 9.3 -> 9.4
george at george-net.de
Thu Jan 29 10:58:38 UTC 2015
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Looks like I hit quite a nail here. Let me describe my usecase. I was
doing this on my personal box. If it was on a production server, I
would have looked three times before doing an upgrade of any kind.
I would refrain from having a rolling release distro on a server
anyway, but that is another topic.
Probably I should have looked at the pacman output more closely. And
running a postgresql instance one should know that minor upgrades need
a dump and restore. I also think there are people with less experience
that are caught unprepared by such a situation. I know arch is for
experienced people, but what's the harm of showing a _pre_ upgrade
In the end, a distribution and a packaging system should make life
easier not harder, right?
I humbly propose that for the next postgresql release that needs
manual intervention, there should be a _pre_ upgrade notice, clearly
saying that manual intervention is needed.
It doesn't look like pacman provides this capability though or does it?
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