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Re: Download strategy

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: "Robert Treat" <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Download strategy
Date: 2008-09-19 07:23:06
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On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 10:23 PM, Robert Treat
<xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> wrote:

> huh? i'm not talking about the one-click installer, I'm talking about
> pgsqlrpms vs rhel rpms.

Sorry - getting late; I misread what you wrote.

>> > and I'm not
>> > sure we should be promoting what is essentially a 3rd party system over
>> > the vendor supplied rpms.
>> Vendor supplied RPMs are not released in the timely fashion that
>> Devrim's are, nor do they have such a wide range of PostgreSQL
>> packages as far as I'm aware.
> Is that a reason to ignore the vendor? Remember for people using something
> like RHEL, using pgdg rpms might be in violation of the support terms.

We're not ignoring the vendor - it's just that no one wrote the text
for that particular vendor yet. I did ask here a couple of times for
people to help populate the list with alternative distributions (and
to improve the text for the existing ones); you're welcome to provide
a patch :-p

Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:

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