[postgis-users] portable spatial db

Paul Ramsey pramsey at opengeo.org
Fri Jan 30 09:59:56 PST 2009

Same endian / hardware architecture required. Things are only
transformed to architecture independent forms on the way out of

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
> Paul Ramsey <pramsey at opengeo.org> writes:
>> If the versions are the same, you should be able to move the instance
>> from place to place (note, I say "instance" not database, instances
>> are the collections of databases that reside in one data area)
> Is it necessary that the other machine have the same endianness, sizes
> of integral types, cpu type, etc?  Or is everything in the db files
> using network order and fixed width types?
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