On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 13:25 -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Simon Riggs wrote:
> >
> > In general, log shipping between servers running different release
> > levels will not be possible. However, it may be possible for servers
> > running different minor release levels e.g. 8.2.1 and 8.2.2 to
> > inter-operate successfully. No formal support for that is offered and
> > there may be minor releases where that is not possible, so it is unwise
> > to rely on that capability.

> My memory is lousy at the best of times, but when have we had a minor 
> release that would have broken this due to changed format? OTOH, the 
> Primary and Backup servers need the same config settings (e.g. 
> --enable-integer-datetimes), architecture, compiler, etc, do they not? 
> Probably working from an identical set of binaries would be ideal.

Not often, which is why I mention the possibility of having
interoperating minor release levels at all. If it was common, I'd just
put a blanket warning on doing that.

  Simon Riggs             
  EnterpriseDB   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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