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Re: Removing postgresql83
On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 12:36:33PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> >> 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".
> > We had this discussion more than once before. Please check the archive.
> Please provide the content about upstream status when proposing removal.
> It's not reasonable to tell people to search to argue against a
> potentially premature removal; the onus should be on the proposer to
> explain why removal is warranted (which is some combination of EOL
> upstream, no reasonable users, and maintenance difficulty).
> I agree that someone on 8.3 should update to 9.x instead of 8.4. But
> there are likely people running 8.4.
If you're looking for existence proofs, I have a production machine
running 8.4 and I do not have time to migrate it this month. Period.
David A. Holland
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