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postgresql-* package namespace (was: Re: Bug#683486: ITP: barman -- Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL)

On 08/01/2012 11:18 AM, Roger Leigh wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 09:56:56AM +0200, Marco Nenciarini wrote:
>> * Package name    : barman
> postgresql-barman would make it a bit easier for people to find.
> Most of the other postgreql packages use the postgresql- namespace.

The postgresql-* namespace doesn't seem to be used in a consistent way:
we have packages like postgresql-9.1-debversion, but also packages such
as postgresql-plperl-9.1.  And then there is one package which uses a
totally different scheme (libpgsql-9.1-asn1oid).

It would be nice if all packages could use the same scheme, maybe
starting with the packages for 9.2?  As I have no preference myself,
maybe the postgres maintainers could give their view?


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