I was able to prove that it works. Thanks for your time.
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From: Richard Huxton [mailto:]
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 12:26 PM
To: Campbell, Lance
Subject: Re: [PERFORM] Installing PostgreSQL
Campbell, Lance wrote:
> So what you are saying is that if you install PostgeSQL into a data
> directory /abc/data you could then stop the database, move the files
> into /def/data, and then start the database making sure to point to
> new data directory. PostgreSQL is therefore referencing its files
> relative to the "data" directory the files are in.
> Is this a correct observation?
Yes - provided:
1. Ownership and permissions on the destination directory are correct
2. You remember to stop the server when copying