Subject: Re: Package Naming for Multiple Versions
To: Marc Recht <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 06/09/2004 09:07:07
On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Marc Recht wrote:
> > /usr/pkg/bin/psql73 -> /usr/pkg/bin/pgsql73/bin/psql
> > /usr/pkg/bin/psql74 -> /usr/pkg/bin/pgsql74/bin/psql
> > /usr/pkg/bin/psql -> /usr/pkg/bin/pgsql74/bin/psql
> I'm not that sure about this, but that might just be me. ;-)
I'm not either. Just throwing out an idea to kick around. Some people do
just want to install a package, type "psql," and be connected. Maybe it
can't (or shouldn't) be done, though.
> But we also need the infrastructure to build other packages against
> the different PostgreSQL libs. That part is nearly complete (a bl3.mk
> modeled after lang/python/pyversion.mk).
Ah. I'd forgotten about that. That's the difficult bit.
Though I'm not sure it's really all that necessary, given that most
things are just using client code, right?
> Since I'm going to vacation next week, don't expect anything soonish.
> End of June would be realistic.
That's reasonble, I think, especially if you're doing the work instead
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