On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 08:37:14AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote: > Probably easier and more flexible just to include both versions of the > datatype in the new release, and tell people they'd better ALTER COLUMN > TYPE sometime before updating to release N+2.
Right, but I wasn't sure if that'd be considered acceptable. So, in a nutshell, if all the other issues of pg_upgrade get ironed out and the only blocker was a change in the on-disk format of a type, including both the old and the new versions in the next major release would be an option seriously considered. Well, that's got to make it easiesr. Have a nice day, -- Martijn van Oosterhout <email@example.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to > litigate.
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