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Re: PostgreSQL PKGNAME
>>>> Before I commit the update for PostgreSQL packages, I would like to
>>>> change their PKGNAME to postgresql-xxx instead of postgresql90-xxx,
>>>> postgresql83-xxx, postgresql82-xxx. The same way as MySQL packages
>>>> are named.
>>> Please do NOT change the package name like that. Just because e.g. PHP
>>> and MySQL want to create a major hassle isn't an argument to do it for
>>> sane software as well.
>> Do you object to the act of changing, or to the new state? Could you
>> explain the 'major hassle'?
> Both, but primarily the new state. It basically requires any pattern an
> explicit limit if you don't want to get surprised when a new Postgres
> version arrives. In the real world, a Postgres update requires at least
> some planing to deal with the database format change, if nothing else.
How about getting rid of PG_SUBPREFIX? :)
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