Re: INSTALL file

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <ads(at)pgug(dot)de>, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(dot)dunstan(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: INSTALL file
Date: 2019-02-14 19:13:16
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On 2019-02-04 11:02:44 +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> +1. I have just looked at the patch, and my take is that listing all
> the ways to build Postgres directly in the README is just a
> duplication of what we already have in the documentation. So I would
> just rip out all that and keep a simple link to the documentation.

Well, the documentation cannot be built without the dependencies, and
not everyone has convenient internet access. I'm not sure what the
solution to that is, but somehow consolidating that information in the,
by now pretty standardized, location of INSTALL seems pretty reasonable
to me.


Andres Freund

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