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Re: Download section on website

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Download section on website
Date: 2012-06-27 17:19:42
Message-ID: CA+OCxoyRtaSGnNTfo+aCmP9p2UbhGN96BvPNdumNzpxt-RLxYw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>>> is horribly outdated:
>>>
>>> FreebSD: 1.8.2 - from 2008, missing bugfixes
>>> OpenSuSE: 1.12.1 - from 2010, missing bugfixes
>>> RPM: 1.8.0 - from 2007, missing bugfixes
>>> Slackware: 1.8.4 - from 2008 (actually not missing bugfixes, just ancient)
>>> Solaris: 1.8.0 - from 2007, missing bugfixes
>>>
>>> and no mention at all of debian/ubuntu :O
>>>
>>> Basically, only Windows and OSX binaries are maintained there.
>>>
>>> How about we just *remove* all the other pages completely? So we'll at
>>> least not trick users into downloading an ancient version, if they
>>> don't read the whole thing...
>>
>> Go for it (though; should the RPM page point to yum.postgresql.org)?
>
> Well, where do you draw the line then? We shuld have similar links for
> Ubuntu/Debian (at least Ubuntu that has a ppa with backports in it,
> and it's not th estandard ppa). Or maybe a generic text somewhere?

I personally draw the line at
postgresql.org/pgadmin.org/enterprisedb.com. All the distro-provided
builds can be covered in a sentence on the main download page
("pgAdmin is included with a number of Linux distributions such as
Debian and Ubuntu" for example).


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