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Re: Removing postgresql83

David Holland <> writes:

> On Thu, Apr 04, 2013 at 06:09:57PM +0200, Adam Ciarci?ski wrote:

>  > > Actually, I'd prefer if we drop 8.4 as well, given that we have 9.0 till
>  > > 9.2 in the system. Updating to 8.4 is as much work as updating to 9.x,
>  > > since it is before pg_update can be deployed.
>  > 
>  > Seconded.
>  > I can kill both 8.3 and 8.4 later today, and update the rest.
> Please keep 8.4 for at least a couple more weeks, so people can apply
> the security fix and then plan migration!

If 8.4 is not EOL upstream, I don't think it should be removed yet.
Just because a pkgsrc developer thinks something is crufty is not enough
reason to remove it.  It needs to be in the "no one in their right mind
is still using it, or it is actively difficult to maintain".

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