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Re: Download strategy

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Download strategy
Date: 2008-09-18 21:23:39
Message-ID: 200809181723.39192.xzilla@users.sourceforge.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thursday 18 September 2008 15:45:38 Dave Page wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Robert Treat
>
> <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> wrote:
> > You know, I find it arguable that it is "easier" to use the "postgresql"
> > yum repository rather than the built in stuff in centos/rhel/fedora,
>
> It's not that it's necessarily easier than running 'yum install xxx',
> it's that it's easier than figuring that you need postgresql,
> postgresql-devel, postgresql-docs, postgresql-libs, pgadmin3,
> pljava....
>
> A one-click package is also what the majority of people coming from a
> commercial background are likely to be used to.
>

huh? i'm not talking about the one-click installer, I'm talking about 
pgsqlrpms vs rhel rpms. 

> > and I'm not
> > sure we should be promoting what is essentially a 3rd party system over
> > the vendor supplied rpms.
>
> Vendor supplied RPMs are not released in the timely fashion that
> Devrim's are, nor do they have such a wide range of PostgreSQL
> packages as far as I'm aware.

Is that a reason to ignore the vendor? Remember for people using something 
like RHEL, using pgdg rpms might be in violation of the support terms. 

-- 
Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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