Up until 8.2 I never used packages because I ran RH or FC and built
from source since 6.5.2 or so. I started using packages with ubuntu,
and having 8.0, 8.1, and 8.2 installed at the same time, and it's
wonderful for troubleshooting issues that might crop up between
versions. The Debian / Ubuntu way is really much better than the rpm
Does anyone who know about packaging know if this a limitation of the
packaging spec in rpm, or is there a relatively simple way to get an
rpm based machine to run >1 ver of pgsql at a time?
On Feb 15, 2008 10:32 PM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce1(at)obviously(dot)com> wrote:
> I'm running SUSE 10.3. I have to install something behind the back of
> the package manager to keep two versions of psql around. Its not the
> end of the world, but it's a hassle... and fiddly in it's own right. A
> 8.2/8.3 client that could talk to 8.1 would save hassle here.
> Richard Huxton wrote:
> > Feasible no doubt, but fiddly and useless to most.
> > You can have multiple installations on the same machine. I think most
> > of the developers do as do many of the rest of us. What platform are
> > you running? Debian has built-in support for this, but you can do it
> > yourself for most installations.
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