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

Magnus Hagander magnus at hagander.net
Tue Oct 7 14:54:26 UTC 2008

Markus Wanner wrote:
> Hi,
> 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/

Not having followed the whole discussion here.. But if location is the
only issue, we could perhaps provide a repository on the postgresql.org
servers for this, in case Debian does not want it on their official ones?


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