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Re: The reasoning behind having several features outside

From: nd02tsk(at)student(dot)hig(dot)se
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The reasoning behind having several features outside
Date: 2004-10-30 18:46:58
Message-ID: 1150.130.243.12.138.1099162018.squirrel@130.243.12.138 (view raw or flat)
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Jeff Davis wrote:

> Other people have answered, but I'd like to add:
>
> It makes it much faster to fix bugs and improve features in the projects
> outside of the source tree. If replication has a bug, you don't want to
> wait for the next point release, you want a fix *now*. PostgreSQL is a
> big project, and can't make new point releases every time a bug appears
> in a small subsystem.

Replication is one subsystem not included in source tree. But PostgreSQL
has other subsystems that are included such as plugins for procedural
languages. So isn't the same risks involved with them?

Tim


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