Subject: Re: Postgresql Data Directories
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Marc Recht <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/20/2005 10:09:12
> I'm wondering if the postgresql packages ought not use the version
> number in the data directory, e.g.: ${pgsql_home}/data80 instead of
> ${pgsql_home}/data. This would ensure that postgresql never tries to

Yes, I'm planning to do this for pgsql packages.

> read data not compatable with that version, and also avoid the risk
> of accidently damaging or deleting one's data after upgrading.