Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > Robert Haas wrote: >> On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 2:09 PM, Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> >> wrote: >>> How about backpatching patch 1 all the way back, and putting the others >>> in 9.6?
>> Why would we do that? It seems very odd to back-patch a pure >> refactoring - isn't that taking a risk for no benefit? Yeah, I don't see the point of that either. > My inclination is actually to put the whole series back to 9.2, but if > we don't want to do that, then backpatching just the first one seems to > make pg_upgrade more amenable to future bugfixes. I checked, and found that patch 1 doesn't apply cleanly before 9.5. I've not looked into exactly why not, but it would possibly take some work to adapt these patches to older branches. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers