Re: BUG #15453: Installer registers with major version only

From: Sandeep Thakkar <sandeep(dot)thakkar(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: dirk(dot)heinrichs(at)altum(dot)de, pgsql-bugs(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #15453: Installer registers with major version only
Date: 2018-10-29 08:22:29
Message-ID: CANFyU95kAwcmxZ6bML_Ys8Qk1Ahv55_+61mZQQ5g=QBCBq+aYA@mail.gmail.com
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Yes, all 10.x will skip the minor version in $installdir name and the
registry keys so that they are all installed in the same installation
location and are considered as updates. Only major versions are installed
side-by-side. That is how installbuilder behaves.

Can you please elaborate the issue?

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 3:22 PM PG Bug reporting form <
noreply(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:

> The following bug has been logged on the website:
>
> Bug reference: 15453
> Logged by: Dirk Heinrichs
> Email address: dirk(dot)heinrichs(at)altum(dot)de
> PostgreSQL version: 10.5
> Operating system: Windows
> Description:
>
> The EDB Windows installer says it installs version 10.5, but once installed
> the list of installed packages (Control Panel\All Control Panel
> Items\Programs and Features) only shows a version of 10. This makes it
> quite
> hard for configuration management systems like Salt or Puppet to decide
> whether a minor version update needs to be executed or not. Because of
> this,
> Windows installers should always register the exact version number for the
> package.
>
>

--
Sandeep Thakkar

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