[Slackbuilds-users] PostgreSQL versioning scheme
andreas at andreasvoegele.com
Sun Nov 17 06:24:20 UTC 2019
PostgreSQL changed its versioning scheme with version 10. See
Shouldn't PG_VERSION in system/postgresql.SlackBuild be just "10" in
order to simplify updates?
According to https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/upgrading.html cluster
upgrades are not required for minor releases.
"Minor releases never change the internal storage format and are always
compatible with earlier and later minor releases of the same major
version number. For example, version 10.1 is compatible with version
10.0 and version 10.6. [...] To update between compatible versions, you
simply replace the executables while the server is down and restart the
server. The data directory remains unchanged — minor upgrades are that
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