[Pkg-postgresql-public] Postgres major version support policy on Debian
rhonda at deb.at
Fri Oct 10 08:48:09 UTC 2008
* Markus Wanner <markus at bluegap.ch> [2008-10-10 10:27:51 CEST]:
> Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> > This is what formorer doesn't like, and honestly, as much as I would
> > like to help getting things working again and support postgres users
> > here, I have to agree with him.
> What solution do you have in mind for people who want Postgres 8.2 on
> debian etch (because they had it once it has been offered by backports)?
Upgrade to pg8.3, the same that users of testing would have to do. And
learn to see that backported packages are a moving target that gets
pitti has made it clear that he can't reasonably support pg8.2 himself
side-a-side for lenny. Your offer was there to help out with that
approach but you don't seem to want to go that path neither. Don't blame
me for that.
> So far I've only read that you don't like what's proposed, but I'm
> missing any kind of a proposal for a solution of the problem.
So far I've only read that you don't like what's proposed, but I'm
missing any kind of a proposal from you for a solution of the problem.
Just because you personally don't like a proposal doesn't mean that
it's not there, and I don't want to start it all over again.
As your company seem to have quite some interest in it, there might be
yet another proposal: How about hiring someone to support it properly?
Please notice again that all of us are working voluntary on it and that
we all usually are pretty tight set with our spare time. And no, I am
not proposing to pay me for doing so, I wouldn't accept it because it
definitely would look too fishy and might get me compared to some former
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