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Re: Supported platforms list

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Christopher Browne" <cbbrowne(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Supported platforms list
Date: 2008-01-30 17:52:58
Message-ID: 14566.1201715578@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Christopher Browne" <cbbrowne(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Jan 30, 2008 11:19 AM, Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Jan 30, 2008 11:15 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
>>> The supported platforms list in the installation instructions is completely
>>> un-updated for 8.3.  Is this list still useful?  What shall we do with it?
>> 
>> I think it's important to keep in the docs so people know what we've
>> tested against. Perhaps refresh it from the green buildfarm members?

> I think it would be an excellent idea for that section to have a URL
> pointing to the buildfarm web site, and commenting that platform
> combinations that are regularly exercised using the buildfarm are the
> ones best-supported by PostgreSQL.

+1 for both of the above suggestions.  I don't think we should remove
the section, since it gives some indication of which other platforms
have been known to work in the past (and likely will still work, despite
the lack of an active buildfarm member).

			regards, tom lane

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