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Re: Including Perl DBI in our CVS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Including Perl DBI in our CVS
Date: 2001-05-12 22:23:54
Message-ID: 200105122223.f4CMNs812423@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > Do people want the more modern Perl DBI interface code added to our CVS
> > tree?  Seems like it would be a good idea.
> 
> Not unless our CVS becomes the master repository for DBD::Pg.
> 
> We have enough problems with the existing perl5 interface being out of
> sync with its maintainer's copy.  We don't need to be distributing
> obsolete copies of DBD::Pg.  In fact, given that Perl people are
> accustomed to fetching such things from CPAN, I'm not sure we should
> try to distribute it as part of our releases at all...

Yes, we would have to become the main repository.  Seems having multiple
people access and test the interface would improve it.  Someone would
have to upload to CPAN when we update our copy.

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