PostgreSQL 9 for F14?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Mon Sep 20 20:06:44 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 16:00:46 -0400,
  Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 3:56 PM, Tom Lane <tgl at> wrote:
> > Michel Alexandre Salim <fedora at> writes:
> >> Note: I don't think Mark was proposing to do the packaging work himself.
> >>  But it'd be great if whoever picks this up (Michał, are you a packager?)
> >> could reply to this thread, thus avoiding duplication of work and attract
> >> potential reviewers once the new package is ready.
> >
> > I see no point whatsoever in a separate "postgresql9" package.  The
> > regular postgresql package will be up to 9.0.x in F-15.  If you feel
> > a need to run a bleeding edge database in F-14, it'll doubtless be
> > built as an RPM by upstream as soon as F-14 is stable --- see
> >
> >
> >                        regards, tom lane
> So a 6 month wait at best?

For it to be in Fedora. But there will very likely be packages built for
F14 externally before then. (Plus once there is an F15 srpm, you will be
able to easily rebuild it yourself for F15.)

You need to remember that bleeding edge to a DBA means something different
than for other people.

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