Re: PostgreSQL 6.4
"Jules Bean" wrote:
>--On Tue, Nov 3, 1998 10:44 am +0000 "Oliver Elphick" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> As you may know, PostgreSQL 6.4 is due to be released within the next few
>> Your packages currently depend on libpgsql (>= 6.3.1-1). However the
>> new release will contain a libpq.so with a new major number and is
>> liable to break your packages.
>> I hope to upload the new package to unstable within a couple of days of
>> upstream release; may I suggest that you now upload a version to frozen
>> and unstable that conflicts with libpgsql (>= 6.4)?
>New major number?
>Why not release an oldlibs package, instead of conflicting? Or will the old
>lib not work with the new server?
I think it will not; the only benefit of an oldlibs package would be for
remote communication with an older server. However, that might be
sufficient reason - I'll look into it.
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