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Re: Upgrading our minimum required flex version for 8.5

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Upgrading our minimum required flex version for 8.5
Date: 2009-07-23 08:52:03
Message-ID: 937d27e10907230152v35bef5edye74c0e822c484732@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 2:57 AM, Greg Smith<gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com> wrote:
> I got bit by this tonight as part of testing a patch on CentOS 5, which like
> RHEL 5 still ships flex 2.5.4.  I just wrote a little guide on how to grab a
> source RPM from a Fedora version and install it to work around that problem:
> http://notemagnet.blogspot.com/2009/07/upgrading-flex-from-source-rpm-to.html
>
> Kind of annoying, but as special software you have to install on a server
> just to build something from CVS goes it's only a minor inconvenience.

*sigh*. So does OS X Tiger. And (unsurprisingly), CentOS 4, which is
what we use for all our Linux build servers.

This is getting quite tiresome :-(

-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

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