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

Julien Danjou acid at debian.org
Wed Jan 6 18:41:19 UTC 2010

At 1262802072 time_t, Stephen Frost wrote:
> Consider the PG change to require magic cookies which happened a couple
> releases ago.  That's an API-level change which would break every
> module.  Not to mention that it's a really bad idea to just assume that
> if a module compiles against a new major PG version that it works
> correctly.  It needs to be tested with that major version and adding an
> extra build-depend is pretty minimial effort compared to properly
> testing any module.

So you need debian/pgversions like Python modules have debian/pyversions to
specify which Python versions are supported by the module.

You really should mimic a lot of Python here... at least as far as
possible. :-)

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