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Re: Removing postgresql83

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:36:33PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
 > >> If 8.4 is not EOL upstream, I don't think it should be removed yet.
 > >> Just because a pkgsrc developer thinks something is crufty is not enough
 > >> reason to remove it.  It needs to be in the "no one in their right mind
 > >> is still using it, or it is actively difficult to maintain".
 > >
 > > We had this discussion more than once before. Please check the archive.
 > Please provide the content about upstream status when proposing removal.
 > It's not reasonable to tell people to search to argue against a
 > potentially premature removal; the onus should be on the proposer to
 > explain why removal is warranted (which is some combination of EOL
 > upstream, no reasonable users, and maintenance difficulty).
 > I agree that someone on 8.3 should update to 9.x instead of 8.4.  But
 > there are likely people running 8.4.

If you're looking for existence proofs, I have a production machine
running 8.4 and I do not have time to migrate it this month. Period.

David A. Holland

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