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Re: About pgevent

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: About pgevent
Date: 2004-08-01 00:24:58
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> Think about what "open source" means.  It doesn't mean that we give our 
> users binary blobs compiled on some guy's machine, because it's too 
> inconvenient to obtain the build tools.  If it's too inconvenient to 
> obtain build tools, you use a binary distribution anyway.

If I understand what the README is saying, is the source
file (the "preferred form for modification"), and MSG00001.bin is just
prebuilt output from it.  It's unpleasant that it's not text, but I
don't see that this is fundamentally different from providing configure
along with

			regards, tom lane

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