Subject: Re: New PostgreSQL
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/27/2001 19:18:32 (D'Arcy J.M. Cain) writes:
> The new PostgreSQL is about to be released.  There will be a new feature
> that allows you to build PyGreSQL in the same build.  This is easier
> than building one and then the other since PyGreSQL is also distributed
> with PostgreSQL.  I was wondering if we should take advantage of that.
> We could easily remove the PyGreSQL package (or replace it with a notice
> of how to build it) and put some sort of flag in /etc/mk.conf to tell
> the PostgreSQL package to build PyGreSQL at the same time.

If the build structure for PostgreSQL hasn't changed too much, I think
it'd be better to keep the interface package separate.  We can do for
py-postgresql what is currently being done for {jdbc,tcl,tk}-postgresql.


     -- Johnny C. Lam <>
        Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University