> -----Original Message-----
> From: mlw [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: 05 January 2003 16:36
> To: Bruce Momjian
> Cc: Tom Lane; Hannu Krosing; Lamar Owen; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Upgrading rant.
> (2) Upgrade HAS HAS HAS to be fool proof.


> No one is going to use it if you say, backup your data just 
> in case. 

I think we would be irresponsible to _not_ say that, no matter how good
we thought the code was.

> It 
> should be as trust worthy as postgresql itself. If it can't 
> be that it 
> is not a valid tool. Anything less will not be used by 
> professionals and 
> wouldn't be worth the effort.

Agreed again. But I still backup my PostgreSQL boxes, and would advise
anyone else to as well. Frankly I'm glad I do, especially having had yet
another Fujitsu disk die the other day.

Regards, Dave.

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