On 05/12/2017 10:17 AM, Robert Haas wrote: > On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 1:12 PM, Andres Freund wrote: >> Given that a lot of data types have a architecture dependent >> representation, it seems somewhat unrealistic and expensive to have >> a hard rule to keep them architecture agnostic. And if that's not >> guaranteed, then I'm doubtful it makes sense as a soft rule >> either. > > That's a good point, but the flip side is that, if we don't have > such a rule, a pg_dump of a hash-partitioned table on one > architecture might fail to restore on another architecture. Today, I > believe that, while the actual database cluster is > architecture-dependent, a pg_dump is architecture-independent. Is it > OK to lose that property?
Not from where I sit. Joe -- Crunchy Data - http://crunchydata.com PostgreSQL Support for Secure Enterprises Consulting, Training, & Open Source Development
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