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Re: -current is shafted

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 03:48:30PM +0100, Patrick Welche wrote:
 > So no one mentioned this one. In my case it was "you upgraded netbsd so
 > now you can't see your postgresql data". Recompiling postgresql allowed
 > me to run a database, but not to look at my old data. I got around it
 > with make new directory, unpack old base.tgz into it, chroot to it
 > (so use old libc which I think was the crux), run old postgresql,
 > pg_dumpall, load into new postgresql.

That's known; postgresql writes time_t to disk. It's fixed in
postgresql 8.4, whenever that gets released. I was going to add a note
to UPDATING about it a while back, except apparently I forgot to
actually *do* so. gah.

David A. Holland

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