On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:35 AM, Andreas Joseph Krogh <andr...@visena.com> wrote: > I'm reading https://www.postgresql.org/docs/10/static/pgupgrade.html to try > to understand how to upgrade standby-servers using pg_upgrade with pg10. > > The text in step 10 sais: > "You will not be running pg_upgrade on the standby servers, but rather > rsync", which to me sounds like rsync, in step 10-f, should be issued on the > standy servers. Is this the case? If so I don't understand how the standby's > data is upgraded and what "remote_dir" is. If rsync is supposed to be issued > on the primary then I think it should be explicitly mentioned, and step 10-f > should provide a clarer example with more detailed values for the > directory-structures involved. > > I really think section 10 needs improvement as I'm certainly not comfortable > upgrading standbys following the existing procedure.
Yeah, I don't understand it either, and I have never been convinced that there's any safe way to do it other than recloning the standbys from the upgraded master. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers