Commit 2ee3f838 authored by Achilleas Pipinellis's avatar Achilleas Pipinellis
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Merge branch 'master' into 'master'

Change documentation of converting a MySQL-Database to a Postgres one

The instructions were missleading. See -> https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/issues/2904

closes #2904

See merge request !1549
parents 264dc3f7 bdb45360
......@@ -60,6 +60,9 @@ sudo -u git -H python mysql-postgresql-converter/db_converter.py gitlabhq_produc
sudo -u git -H ed -s db/database.sql < mysql-postgresql-converter/move_drop_indexes.ed
# Compress database backup
# Warning: If you have Gitlab 7.12.0 or older skip this step and import the database.sql directly into the backup with:
# sudo -u git -H tar rf TIMESTAMP_gitlab_backup.tar db/database.sql
# The compressed databasedump is not supported at 7.12.0 and older.
sudo -u git -H gzip db/database.sql
# Replace the MySQL dump in TIMESTAMP_gitlab_backup.tar.
......@@ -71,4 +74,5 @@ sudo -u git -H tar rf TIMESTAMP_gitlab_backup.tar db/database.sql.gz
# Done! TIMESTAMP_gitlab_backup.tar can now be restored into a Postgres GitLab
# installation.
# See https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce/blob/master/doc/raketasks/backup_restore.md for more information about backups.
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