Anyone Moved from postgresql 8.2 to 8.4?

Marius Gedminas marius at
Fri Jan 22 20:32:02 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 12:13:19PM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> Just curious about the procedure.  I assume need to dump and reload
> databases.
> Anyone done this upgrade?

I have a hazy recollection of doing that on one of my servers recently,
although maybe it was 8.2 -> 8.3.

When you apt-get upgrade postgresql, you get a debconf message telling
you what to do.  The procedure is also documented in

Marius Gedminas
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