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Re: Freeze question - PyGreSQL

On Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:19:25 -0500
Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> > databases/py-postgresql to version 4.1?  The release announcement is
> > being put out later today or early tomorrow but everything is
> > packaged up and ready to go.
> It depends - is this a leaf package?  The point of the 'no changes to
> non-leaf packages' notion is that such changes trigger a rebuild of
> many packages in bulk builds, and these builds are what tells us
> what's wrong and what needs to be fixed.  So without a low-churn
> situation, it's hard to ensure overall quality, even if the
> churn-causing updates are themselves 100% correct.

Hmm.  The package databases/py-pgnotify depends on it.  Not sure if it
has unit tests or not.  PyGreSQL is thick with unit tests.

> (And are you sure 4.1 is ok (and builds on all platforms where the
> previous builds, more or less), and users are better served with it vs
> the previous?  That depends on a lot of things not immediately
> apparent to people not really familiar with py-postgresql, but it
> sounds like you are perhaps the one of us who is familiar).

It builds and passes the unit tests on Linux, Windows and, of course,
NetBSD.  Not sure about anything else but the unit tests do give us a
lot of comfort in that area.

Yes, I,, am very familiar with it.  :-)

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <> IM:darcy%Vex.Net@localhost

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