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Re: When replication?

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Francisco Reyes <fran(at)reyes(dot)somos(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: When replication?
Date: 2001-01-25 03:48:40
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.31.0101242347210.14147-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Francisco Reyes wrote:

> > We try for a 4month cycle, but, at times, the beta itself is taking a few
> > months ... v7.1 was schedualed for Jan 1st of this year, but, beta has
> > fleshed out some pretty big bugs, so its been taking a little longer
>
> So why not try for 6 month releases instead?
> I would guess that most people want to get the DB when it is stable and
> tested.
>
> > beta4 is sschedualed for Friday, and Bruce has something like 50
> > 'open items'
>
> Does PostgreSQL compiles directly from sources on FreeBSD? Is there an
> easy way to try Betas? At work I have several machines that I could
> use to install/try out Beta and help out with the testing. At work and
> production boxes I am going to stick to whatever there is a port for
> FreeBSD.

The two best supported OSs for PostgreSQL are Linux and *BSD ... I run
FreeBSD on several servers, and do periodic test runs of the latest
snapshots (have to automate that one of these days) ...

The mailing list search engine runs on a FreeBSD 4.2 box, using v7.0.3,
and will be upgraded to v7.1 as soon as released ...



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