On Tuesday 13 July 2004 12:52, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Lamar Owen wrote:
> > Since Slony I requires a full PostgreSQL source tree against which to
> > build, it makes sense to me to package it together (in a separate
> > subpackage, perhaps) with the main RPM set. HOWEVER, this really
> > isn't ideal due to the lack of synchronism in the release cycles.
> It actually looks fairly trivial make slony independent of the
> PostgreSQL source tree. One just has to copy over the Makefile.shlib
> and dependencies (and adjust the configure script a bit).
Good. That is something I need to mung for the 7.5 -devel subpackage anyway.
If it can be made to build Slony, then it probably can be made to build other
So I should have said '..Slony wants and full PostgreSQL source tree...' Too
many things _want_ a full source tree. This has been a historic problem, as
you well know.
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