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Re: RPM for CentOS

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: RPM for CentOS
Date: 2009-04-03 10:55:45
Message-ID: 20090403105545.GD17375@a-kretschmer.de (view raw or flat)
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In response to Just E. Mail :
> Hello:
> 
> My first posting!
> 
> I am trying to install PostgreSQL on a CentOS 5.2 server. PostgreSQL 8.0 
> comes packaged with CentOS. The latest version of PostgreSQL is 8.3.7. 
> Since I am a novice, my preference is to install PostgreSQL which comes 
> packaged with CentOS 5.2, although it is the older version of PostgreSQL.

See http://yum.pgsqlrpms.org/

> 
> My question is, "Is there a major difference between PostgreSQL version 
> 8.0 & 8.3?".  If I install PostgreSQL 8.0,am I going to be missing 
> something?

Sure, a lot. There are many, many improvements between 8.0 and 8.3.


Andreas
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