On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:37:57AM -0700, Joshua Drake wrote: > >Technically, this is exactly what pg_upgrade does. I think what you > >really mean is for the backend binary to be able to read the system > >tables and WAL files of the old clusters --- something I can't see us > >implementing anytime soon. > > > > For the most part, pg_upgrade is good enough. There are exceptions and it > does need a more thorough test suite but as a whole, it works. As nice as > being able to install 9.6 right on top of 9.5 and have 9.6 magically work, > it is certainly not a *requirement* anymore.
Yes, the trick would be making the new 9.6 features work with the existing 9.5 system tables that don't know about the 9.6 features. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers