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Re: Uninstall scripts for contrib

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Uninstall scripts for contrib
Date: 2006-01-19 20:48:03
Message-ID: 8897.1137703683@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> David Fetter wrote:
>> It's paper bag time for me.  How about a new patch which gives each
>> contrib project its own directory and places them there?

> This would presumably imply that the installation scripts would be 
> renamed to install.sql.  On a green field this might make sense but as 
> it is maybe it would break too much without much benefit?

I agree, the current setup is not broken and doesn't need to be fixed.

What *is* broken is the contrib documentation install layout, though,
because of the modules that have additional documentation in
sub-directories.  Any thoughts what to do about that?

			regards, tom lane

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