Freebsd6.0 and postgresql

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Mon Apr 24 17:49:35 UTC 2006

On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, polinsky at wrote:

> I have an important database comprised of about 380 tables and several 
> gigs of space currently running on Posgresql 7.4. and Freebsd 6.0. I 
> have been contemplating moving the database to the 8 series, possibly 
> postgresql 8.1. I would have no problem in dumping the data, recreating 
> the tables under 8.1, if requried, and then re-loading the data. I have 
> been concerned about the seeming lack of interfaces to the 8 series. I 
> have the perly, pythopn, ruby and odbc sources installed for postgresql 
> 7.4. I have not seen similar dirvers for the 8 series in the ports 
> system. Can I continue to use the same drivers with the new database or 
> will I experience some other problems?

Yes ... all of our servers, 4.x and 6.x, are using postgresql81-client, 
and each of the interfaces you list above are installed over various 
machines, without any problems ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (
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