"Erik Rijkers" <e...@xs4all.nl> writes: > I have a 200 GB dev database running under 9.4devel that I thought I could > now, for test purposes, compile a patched > postgres binary for (i.e.: a HEAD + > inverse_transition_functions_v1.5.patch.gz binary), so as to avoid an initdb > and use > the existing 200 GB data.
That's not going to work for any patch that touches the initial contents of the system catalogs. > Is there a way I can use the existing database and avoid both initdb and this > error? Use pg_upgrade to move the data into a newly initdb'd directory. Note you will need both unpatched and patched executables for this. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers