[Pkg-postgresql-public] Dropping postgresql 8.3 for squeeze

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Sun Jan 3 15:01:27 UTC 2010

On ons, 2009-12-30 at 20:02 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Dimitri Fontaine [2009-12-30 10:52 +0100]:
> > That's why I proposed having a single binary package for any extension,
> > embedding support for more than one major version of PostgreSQL. That
> > would match how the code is maintained.
> That would be a major regression wrt. upgrades, though, since an
> upgrade from e. g. etch (8.1) to lenny (8.3) would upgrade
> postgresql-foo and thus the 8.1 extension wouldn't be available any
> more. With postgresql-foo-{8.1,8.3} you can install both side by side.

I guess the Python-packaging-like solution to that would be to always
support two PostgreSQL releases per stable Debian release.

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