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Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions
Date: 2004-08-23 21:25:53
Message-ID: 200408232125.i7NLPr208737@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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As an example, who has the largest 8.0beta1 downloads?  pginstaller. 
And who controls that?  The pginstaller project team.  It has no
official relationship to anyone except it is a useful project and we
mention it in the release notes.

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Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> 
> >
> > As Tom (I believe) has stated, and both Bruce/I have said over and 
> > over again ... this is nothing stop'ng a group of ppl starting up a 
> > "bundled postgresql" project, and dedicating their time and effort 
> > into building something up ...
> >
> > As Peter has stated, he had thought of this in the past, and felt it 
> > was easier/better for the various OS distributions to do it on their 
> > own ...
> >
> > In fact, Linux and FreeBSD *both* already deal with this in their 
> > RPM/ports collections ... and, in fact, on the FreeBSD side, smaller 
> > is better then larger, so that packager maintainers don't hvae to 
> > download a 12Meg file to get a 1Meg port out of it ...
> >
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> >We are not adverse to someone taking the core db code, adding other
> >stuff, and making a new super distribution.
> >  
> >
> Your customers and many of your contributors would really like to see
> PostgreSQL become more then just the core backend. A Redhat bundle is
> great if your'e a Redhat user. If you are on another platform however,
> it's no good to you. And some bundle from "a group of ppl" or "someone"?
> No, sorry, that won't cut it either. It's just not the same thing at all.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Thomas Hallgren
> 
> 
> 
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