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Any Gentoo users interested in a slotted PostgreSQL ebuild?

From: Mark Gibson <gibsonm(at)cromwell(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Any Gentoo users interested in a slotted PostgreSQL ebuild?
Date: 2004-02-26 16:42:59
Message-ID: 403E2213.3050102@cromwell.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Hello folks.

Are there any Gentoo users here?

Do you wish the PostgreSQL ebuild made use of SLOTS?
- to allow installing of major versions together (eg. 7.3 and 7.4 on the 
same host)
- to ease migration of databases to new major versions (where a 
dump/reload is required)

I've started a thread at:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42894

With a initial plan for relocation of files to support slotting.
Comments, suggestions, corrections, or messages to say it's a silly idea 
(and why)
would be very much appreciated before I attempt this next week.

Cheers

-- 
Mark Gibson <gibsonm |AT| cromwell |DOT| co |DOT| uk>
Web Developer & Database Admin
Cromwell Tools Ltd.
Leicester, England.


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