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Re: Core Extensions relocation

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Core Extensions relocation
Date: 2011-11-30 02:24:37
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> I think that if we move a few things into src/extension and set things
> up such that they get installed even if you just do "make install"
> rather than requiring "make install-world", packagers who don't have
> any terribly strong personal agenda will decide that means they ought
> to be shipped with the server.  However, if you're personally
> committed to making sure that all of that stuff remains in
> postgresql-contrib in Red Hat/Fedora, regardless of where we move it
> to on our end, then that's where it's going to be, at least on all Red
> Hat-derived systems, which is a big enough chunk of the world to
> matter quite a lot.  Note that I'm not necessarily saying anything
> about whether your reasons for such a decision might be good or bad;
> I'm just pointing out that a good deal of our ability to make a change
> in this area is within your personal control.

Any response to this before I take it to the other packagers?

Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.

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