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Re: [HACKERS] Upcoming PG re-releases

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Upcoming PG re-releases
Date: 2005-11-30 18:30:57
Message-ID: 20051130143042.I1077@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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Done, as well as moved all but the last two of each version after ...


On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Robert Treat wrote:

> On Wednesday 30 November 2005 11:40, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Personally I expect to keep supporting 7.3 for a long while, because Red
>> Hat pays me to ;-) ... and the EOL date for RHEL3 is a long way away yet.
>> The PG community may stop bothering with 7.3 releases before that.  But
>> I think Marc and Bruce figure "as long as the patches are in our CVS we
>> may as well put out a release".
>>
>
> Yeah, thats one of the reasons I am skeptical about having official policies
> on this type of thing.  If Sun decided they wanted to maintain 7.2 and were
> going to dedicate developers and testing for it, would we really turn that
> away?  OK, I don't really want to have this discussion again, but as of now I
> think we are all agreed that 7.2 is unsupported.
>
>> We hashed all this out in the pghackers list back in August, but I agree
>> there ought to be something about it on the website.
>>
>
> We've been kicking it around but haven't moved much on this...
>
> Marc, can you move the 7.2 branches in the FTP under the OLD directory?
> http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/source/
>
> We need to do the same with 7.2 documentation, moving them into the Manual
> Archive http://www.postgresql.org/docs/manuals/archive.html.  We can also
> change the caption on the main documentation page to note these are manuals
> for the current supported versions.
>
> -- 
> Robert Treat
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