Subject: Re: postgresql74 -> postgresql ?
To: grant beattie <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/07/2004 10:20:03
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004 18:07:08 +1000
grant beattie <> wrote:

> is there any objection to renaming postgresql -> postgresql73 and
> postgresql74 -> postgresql?
> it makes more sense (at least to me) that the latest stable version
> is available in dir/ and older/unstable in dir<blah>/ (that goes for
> everything in pkgsrc, not just postgresql).

To me too.  I think this should have been done from the very beginning.
It has caused confusion to many users, and is inconsistent with what we
do with many other packages (not all, though...)

But I recall a long discussion about this...


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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