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Re: SEMVMX problem with postgresql

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:48:07AM +1100, Sarton O'Brien wrote:
>> quartz% postgres -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
>> FATAL:  database files are incompatible with server
>> DETAIL:  The database cluster was initialized with MAXALIGN 1093850759, but 
>> the server was compiled with MAXALIGN 4.
>> HINT:  It looks like you need to initdb.
> Yeah, this was probably my main point, the old database, despite being  
> generated from the same version but recompiled, was no longer accessible.

My guess, repeated from last time[sic]: time_t is being written to
disk, and has changed size. This is causing fallout elsewhere, as
later fields are being read at the wrong offsets, giving odd results
like above. 


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