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Bug#406399: installation-report: Dell Inspiron 6400: X server configuration problems

On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 04:36:25PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Final notes:
> > - I selected "Database Server" in the tasksel and got postgres-7.4.
> > Version 8.1 will be in etch.

> It's not clear to me which one is intended to be the production version
> of postgres. The task currently simply pulls in the package named
> "postgresql", which currently pulls in 7.4. If postgres's maintainer
> would like it to do something different, he can let me know, or change
> what postgresql depends on ..

I'm pretty sure the postgresql package points at postgresql-7.4 not because
it's the preferred version, but because there's no automated upgrade path
from 7.4 to 8.1 (and can't be so long as they're parallel installable), and
"postgresql" was the real name of the 7.4 server package shipped in etch.

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