On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 07:06:39PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> >> >> rsync where and how? What are you actually trying to suggest people
> >> >> do?
> >> >
> >> > Updated docs attached.
> >>
> >> I suggest just removing the rsync part completely. You're basically
> >> saying "you ca nset up a new standby after you're done", which is kind
> >> of obvious anyway. And if you're going to use rsync fromthe master to
> >> make a new standby, there's no point in running pg_upgrade on the new
> >> standby in the first place.
> >
> > I went the other direction and just said you can't upgrade a standby (as
> > a standby), and to just use rsync --- patch attached.
> Reads much better now. I'd say "use rsync to rebuild the standbys",
> but that's more nitpicking :) (And maybe "the simplest way" rather
> than "the simplest case"? But i'll leave that to someone who has
> english as their first language)

Both change made;  updated patch attached.

  Bruce Momjian  <br...@momjian.us>        http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com

  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +
diff --git a/doc/src/sgml/pgupgrade.sgml b/doc/src/sgml/pgupgrade.sgml
new file mode 100644
index 30f4544..cffcebb
*** a/doc/src/sgml/pgupgrade.sgml
--- b/doc/src/sgml/pgupgrade.sgml
*************** psql --username postgres --file script.s
*** 518,523 ****
--- 518,529 ----
+    A Log-Shipping Standby Server (<xref linkend="warm-standby">) cannot
+    be upgraded because the server must allow writes.  The simplest way
+    is to upgrade the primary and use rsync to rebuild the standbys.
+   </para>
+   <para>
     If you want to use link mode and you do not want your old cluster
     to be modified when the new cluster is started, make a copy of the
     old cluster and upgrade that in link mode. To make a valid copy
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