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Re: Old versions directories on the ftp site

From: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Old versions directories on the ftp site
Date: 2010-10-05 22:41:12
Message-ID: 1286318472.2210.3.camel@hp-laptop02.gunduz.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 19:20 +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> We have a policy to keep two (IIRC) versions of each version in the
> ftp site. How about we stick a README file in all the ones that are
> not current saying something along the line of "NOTE! This is an old
> release available for historical reasons only. You should probably use
> the latest one". That will automatically render it up on the website,
> which should make it at least theoretically possible that someone
> reads it..
> 
> Comments? 

Maybe we should use symlinks, like 

v8.4 -> v8.4.5
v9.0 -> v9.0.1

so, when every time someone searches for latest 9.0, he/she will get the
latest 9.0.X.

...and as Tom mentioned, we need to push old releases to ftp-archives

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Devrim GÜNDÜZ
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