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Re: Distributions which contain postgresql

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>
Cc: elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Distributions which contain postgresql
Date: 2004-05-03 23:06:15
Message-ID: 20040503200515.L22860@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 3 May 2004, Dan Langille wrote:

> On Mon, 3 May 2004, elein wrote:
>
> > I'm looking for a semi-definitive list of
> > os distributions which contain postgresql
> > by default.
> >
> > RedHat, SuSE, Debian and cygwin all seem to have
> > it.  Does anyone know of others, if any?
>
> As a matter of interest, why are you interested only in operating systems
> which install PostgreSQL by default.  To me, installing it by
> default, without giving the use a choice, is a bad thing.

Agreed ... FreeBSD ships with it, but its an optional install ...

What I'd be curious about is for those that actually install PostgreSQL,
do they actually *require* it for some reason, or do they just install it
so that more disk space is used up? :)

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