[Pkg-postgresql-public] Moving from PostgreSQL 9.0 to 9.1 in sid

Cédric Villemain cedric.villemain.debian at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 15:14:36 UTC 2011

2011/8/26 Martin Pitt <mpitt at debian.org>:
> Hello Roger,
>> Looking at the package contents, I was wondering if /usr/lib/postgresql
>> will be moved to use multiarch paths for wheezy?  i.e.
>> /usr/lib/<arch>/postgresql.
> I haven't given that much thought, I thought multiarch was primarily
> meant for the libraries. I. e. I'm fine with changing libpq to be
> multiarch aware, but why do we need it for the server? Is there really
> any value in being able to install an i386 postgresql server on an
> amd64 machine? Seems like pretty much the last thing you'd want to me?

It might be useful, not for day-to-day job, but it sometime appears
that someone is stuck with a pgdata in i386 to use on an amd64 (backup
come to mind).
It is rare and there are several ways to workaround that, so I don't
believe it is important until someone really want it.

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