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Re: [www] download page is outdated

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>
Cc: Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>, PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [www] download page is outdated
Date: 2010-04-22 17:09:48
Message-ID: m2m9837222c1004221009l3696d21ao88086524b58c452f@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 15:35, Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com> wrote:
> Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 08:40, Jaime Casanova
>> <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The download page for linux binaries
>>> http://www.postgresql.org/download/linux should be pointing here
>>> http://yum.pgrpms.org/ for rpms per:
>>> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2010-03/msg00012.php
>>>
>>
>> See also
>> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-announce/2010-03/msg00018.php
>>
>> There are basically two different yum repositories at this point.
>>
>> We are not going to be changing the main download links until it's
>> perfectly clearly that they should be - which it definitely isn't at
>> this point.
>>
>
> Understood, but the linux RPM download link here:
>
> http://www.postgresql.org/download/linux
>
> Points to here:
>
> https://projects.commandprompt.com/public/pgcore
>
> Which has a "location moved" (as opposed to a permanent redirect) link to
> here:
>
> https://public.commandprompt.com/projects/pgcore/wiki
>
> Seems like we could at least get rid of the redirection parts.

Yes. I've complained repeatedly at the cmd folks about that. It was
fixed once, but it was re-broken shortly after.

Can we please have this fixed again?


> Also, perhaps I'm being obtuse here, but I can not find a link to the actual
> RPM packages anymore.  It seems that the only thing I can locate is the RPM
> to install the PGDG's YUM configuration, which would then require me to use
> yum for package management.  There should, IMHO, be a link *somewhere* that
> allows one to download the postgreSQL RPM's directly, without being forced
> to use Yum.  The organization I'm working with now doesn't have access to
> yum at all, so they need to download and install the RPMs directly...

Yeah, agreed, such a link should be there.

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
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