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Re: srpm odd spec file?

From: Mladen Gogala <mgogala(at)vmsinfo(dot)com>
To: mark <dvlhntr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: srpm odd spec file?
Date: 2010-09-29 17:10:29
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mark wrote:
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> Hi all,
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> So my configuration manager and I sat down to get pg 9.0 into our 
> build/code repo today and hit some oddities and was wondering if I was 
> just doing it wrong on my end or if there might be an issue with the 
> srpm download for RHEL 5 x86_64.
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> I downloaded the srpm and used that to make a rpm for our own internal 
> use, the odd thing was a lot of the pathing from the spec file seemed 
> to use directory paths that was, I thought, only used in beta roll outs.
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> e.g. a lot of the pathing was /usr/pgsql-9.0/   (when I thought final 
> releases were always without the version number in the dir name)
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> can someone who knows what they are doing just take a quick look and 
> see if I am wrong or if maybe something was missed when 9.0 went final?
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> Thanks
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> ..: Mark
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No, I installed the final RPM packages from the official Yum repository 
for CentOS and RH EL5 and they do contain separate binary path. The 
reason is the pg_upgrade utility which needs the path to old binaries 
and the path to new binaries. I was able to do an upgrade without losing 
the data.

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