Upgrading to pgsql 8.1 via ports

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Nov 11 16:54:20 GMT 2005

Pat Maddox <pergesu at gmail.com> writes:

> So PostgreSQL 8.1 was released a few days ago, and I was looking
> forward to upgrading to it.  Figured it might take a day or two before
> the changes were made in ports, and was surprised to see that my
> postgresql packages are still up to date.  The packages I have
> installed are postgresql-server and postgresql-client...which
> according to freshports.org don't exist!  Right now I'm running 8.0,
> but I guess I have some outdated packages that may have been deleted? 
> I don't know, to be honest.

I suspect if you check /usr/ports/MOVED, you would find that they were
moved into databases/postgresql81-*.

> So I've got a few questions.  First, should I not be using
> postgresql-server and postgresql-client?  They don't seem to be in
> /usr/ports/databases anymore, and I definitely installed them from
> ports.  Should I use postgresql81-server now instead?  What do I need
> to do in order to upgrade my system to use pgsql 8.1?

If you use portupgrade, there's a nice "-o" option to do this.  

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