On 7/15/16 6:13 PM, Alvaro Herrera wrote: > David Steele wrote: >> On 7/15/16 5:47 PM, Alvaro Herrera wrote: > >>> I can't quite make up my mind about it. It seems pointless to change >>> it now, but at the same time it seems wrong to let it continue to be >>> unchanged from 9.4. >>> >>> I slightly lean towards changing it in 9.6. >> >> +1 for changing it. However, I don't think it's such a big deal since >> each version since 8.3 (at least) has had a unique catalog version. >> >> Maybe this would affect pg_controldata or other supporting utilities but >> the server itself should not be affected since it also checks the >> catalog version. > > I didn't verify pg_resetxlog behavior, but hypothetically running 9.4's > on a 9.5 installation would result in a broken pg_control file.
Yuck. I think of the utilities as read-only but there are obviously some notable exceptions. So +2 for this change. Why propagate that mess into the future? -- -David da...@pgmasters.net -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers