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Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0

From: Lamar Owen <lowen(at)pari(dot)edu>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>,Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>, olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0
Date: 2004-08-17 17:59:43
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On Saturday 14 August 2004 14:27, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > source code ... again, that's for those building from source ... but
> > even for packagers, it would be nice to have a "build/libpq" RPM that
> > only included the client libraries, header files and pgxs, and not
> > all the exra binaries ...

> As a packager, I can tell you that nothing would be easier for packagers
> than just one huge tarball being released every two years.  The more
> smaller tarballs you release, the more likely you're going to have
> dependency problems, which, at least in my world, is the first thing
> you want to avoid when packaging.

Agreed 100%.
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772

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