[Slackbuilds-users] PostgreSQL versioning scheme
belka at caraus.de
Sun Nov 17 06:56:47 UTC 2019
Yes, would be a good thing. Now I have to pass PG_VERSION=10 to the
SlackBuild explicitly and if I forget it, the installation is broken.
Am Sonntag, den 17.11.2019, 07:24 +0100 schrieb Andreas Vögele via
> PostgreSQL changed its versioning scheme with version 10. See
> https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1786/ and
> 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
> upgrades are not required for minor releases.
> "Minor releases never change the internal storage format and are
> 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,
> simply replace the executables while the server is down and restart
> server. The data directory remains unchanged — minor upgrades are
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