Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> writes: > On 2/3/14, 8:48 PM, Tom Lane wrote: >> That's a very fair question. It's a reasonable bet that pretty much >> nobody actually looks at the text versions of either HISTORY or >> regress_README anymore. It's conceivable that somebody somewhere makes >> use of the text version of INSTALL when trying to get PG going on some >> bare-bones platform ... but really, can't they look it up on the net? >> How'd they get the PG sources they're installing, anyway?
> I think having an INSTALL file is good form, and it costs us little to > maintain it. > The other files could be removed, IMO. That seems like a reasonable compromise to me. The HISTORY file is certainly the worst pain-in-the-rear among these, since it's generated from files that we change constantly, and so we're always tripping over the link restrictions. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers