Re: PG 7.3 is five years old today - Mailing list pgsql-hackers

From Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
Subject Re: PG 7.3 is five years old today
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Msg-id 20071129000938.4088e9b0@iridium.wars-nicht.de
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In response to Re: PG 7.3 is five years old today  (Tom Lane)
Responses Re: PG 7.3 is five years old today  ("Usama Dar")
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On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 15:37:04 -0500 Tom Lane wrote:

> "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <> writes:
> > On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 11:08:58 -0800 Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >> Release 7.3.21 with and EOL addendum :). E.g; this is the last release
> >> of 7.3 and 7.3 is now considered unsupported.
> 
> > I know at least one customer who is using RHEL-3 and PG 7.3 on dozens
> > machines worldwide.
> 
> Are they running 7.3.20?  Will they update to 7.3.21 promptly when we
> ship it?  Or are they using whatever Red Hat includes in RHEL-3?
> (which is still 7.3.19 I believe)

I'm not sure, which micro version they are using right now. I only know,
they have 7.3.x, cause i already had to take care of this on some
projects.


> One of the reasons for losing interest in frequent updates is that
> it seems most of the people we hear from who are running 7.3.x are
> running a pretty obsolete "x".  If we produce an update and no one
> actually installs it, we're just wasting time with make-work.

I said: we should not disband support of 7.3 today, release a final
version next week and that's it. Something like 3, 4 month of
pre-announce seems to be ok for me and i don't think, this makes much
difference.


Kind regards

--             Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
Failure is not an option. It comes bundled with your Microsoft product.(Ferenc Mantfeld)


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