Subject: Re: postgresql74 -> postgresql ?
To: Marc Recht <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/07/2004 10:53:37
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004, Marc Recht wrote:

>> is there any objection to renaming postgresql -> postgresql73 and
>> postgresql74 -> postgresql?
> Yes, I object.
> Please see the thread starting here:
> Especially my answer here:
>> 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).
> I'd like to implement the mechanism discussed in the thread above. To finally 
> allow having more than one PostgreSQL version installed - which is crucial 
> for database updates. Because of that I'd like to go for: postgresql (or 
> postgresql-lib) and postgresql73*, postgresql74*.
> I hope to finally find time this weekend to post patches for discussion.

 	We could at least rename postgresql -> postgresql73. I can't
 	imagine anyone would object to that?

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --