[Pkg-postgresql-public] [GENERAL] Re: Postgres major version support policy on Debian

Markus Wanner markus at bluegap.ch
Tue Oct 7 08:54:24 UTC 2008


Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> If there are no backported packages for any given Postgres major
> version, what will happen is that a lot of people will be forced to
> build them from source, which is a lot worse.  (There is a reason why
> PGDG provides RPM for all major versions, for a lot of Redhat
> distributions -- people do want them).

Uh.. in case that didn't get clear: I've already done the backports of
Postgres 8.2.9 and 8.2.10 for debian etch. You can get these packages
from the temporary repository here: http://www.bluegap.ch/debian/


Markus Wanner

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