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Re: Réf. : Re: Réf. : Re: [PORTS]

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: frederic(dot)germaneau(at)bull(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Réf. : Re: Réf. : Re: [PORTS]
Date: 2005-02-01 14:11:40
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frederic(dot)germaneau(at)bull(dot)net wrote:
> I choose this naming to avoid corrupting any already installed older
> version;
> (i.e. my old postgresql 7 rpm create also a postgre7 user, and the 2
> versions work at the same time on the same server (I just need to
> change one postmaster port))

If you distinguish between PostgreSQL 7 and PostgreSQL 8 then you have a 
grave misunderstanding about the PostgreSQL version numbering.  The 
major version numbers go ... 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, ...  The change 
from 7 to 8 is purely arbitrary.  So to make sense you should create 
users postgre72, postgre73, postgre74, postgre80, etc., otherwise it's 
just random.

Peter Eisentraut

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