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Re: BUG #6341: Packaging - virtual provides "postgres" without version

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: nelson-m-marques(at)ext(dot)ptinovacao(dot)pt, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsqlrpms-hackers(at)pgfoundry(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6341: Packaging - virtual provides "postgres" without version
Date: 2011-12-23 17:46:55
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:27 AM,  <nelson-m-marques(at)ext(dot)ptinovacao(dot)pt> wrote:
>> Currently your binary distribution of PostgreSQL for Enterprise Linux has a
>> virtual provides for 'postgresql' which has no version associated with it
>> (there's good and bad things depending on usage regarding this
>> methodology).

> The PostgreSQL project doesn't have any direct control over Red Hat's
> spec files, although Tom Lane, a PostgreSQL core team member, also
> works at Red Hat.  I would suggest that you take this up with Red Hat
> directly...

There is no such Provides: in the Red Hat spec files, so I would assume
that this complaint is actually about the PGDG RPMs.  Devrim?

			regards, tom lane

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