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From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
To: Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndquadrant(dot)fr>
Subject: contrib/README
Date: 2011-12-26 22:56:13
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Apparently we forgot to update the README file in contrib/.  I wonder if
it's necessary to explain that within each directory you find one or
more ".control" file that determines what can be run ... or maybe just
mention the pg_extensions views?

What about this?

diff --git a/contrib/README b/contrib/README
index a1d42a1..8900693 100644
--- a/contrib/README
+++ b/contrib/README
@@ -11,11 +11,11 @@ User documentation for each module appears in the main SGML documentation.
 Most items can be built with `gmake all' and installed with
 `gmake install' in the usual fashion, after you have run the `configure'
 script in the top-level directory.  Some directories supply new
-user-defined functions, operators, or types.  In these cases, after you have
+user-defined Postgres extensions.  In these cases, after you have
 installed the files you need to register the new entities in the database
-system by running the commands in the supplied .sql file.  For example,
+system by running an appropriate CREATE EXTENSION command.  For example,
-   $ psql -d dbname -f module.sql
+   $ psql -d dbname -c "CREATE EXTENSION pg_trgm"
 See the PostgreSQL documentation for more information about this

Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>


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