Subject: Re: PostgreSQL update
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/14/2001 16:39:50
On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:35:27AM -0400, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> I've updated PostgreSQL in pkgsrc to 7.1.1.  One of the changes I
> introduced was splitting the package into separate client/server
> packages.  All platforms, including the mips platforms, should now be
> able to install at least everything but the postgresql-server package.
> For now, the postgresql-server is restricted only to non-mips
> platforms (until someone writes a TAS implementation for MIPS).  This
> is good because an hpcmips machine should now be usable as a
> PostgreSQL client.
> I'd be interested in hearing reports from alpha users, as there have
> previously been problems with PostgreSQL on NetBSD/alpha.  I'd like to
> know if the update fixes any old problems.

Excellent work, Johnny, thanks.