On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 16:23 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Gregory Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Simon Riggs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>> 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?
> >> 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.
> > I don't know that it's happened in the past but I wouldn't be surprised.
> > Consider that the bug being fixed in the point release may well be a bug in
> > WAL log formatting. 
> This would be the exception, not the rule, and should not be documented
> as if it were the rule.  It's not really different from telling people
> to expect a forced initdb at a minor release: you are simply
> misrepresenting the project's policy.

OK, that's clear. I'll word it the other way around.

SGML'd version will go straight to -patches.


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