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Updated: postgresql-8.0.7-1, postgresql-8.1.3-1
- From: Reini Urban <rurban at x-ray dot at>
- To: cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 12:03:10 +0000
- Subject: Updated: postgresql-8.0.7-1, postgresql-8.1.3-1
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
postgresql 8.0.7-1 and 8.1.3-1 is released via the cygwin setup.exe
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/whatsnew (for 8.1)
Before you upgrade a postgresql package to a new new major or
minor version (7.4 => 8.0 => 8.1), be sure to dump all your data before!
With the new package you will not be able to access your old databases.
Minor subrelease updates (e.g. 8.0.4 to 8.0.7) can safely access the
Be sure to read the README.cygwin and the postgresql documentation.
I recommend to install the new 8.1 right away, available as [test]
version from setup, and skip 8.0 altogether. 8.1. has major feature
improvements over 8.0, esp. when you use tsearch2 and PostGIS
(crash-recovery on GiST indices, improved concurrency).
I'll keep 8.0 a while as curr, but will drop 7.4 from prev soon.
Please ask questions here at <email@example.com>,
and only if you really have to, over at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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