On 9/6/16 1:40 PM, Doug Doole wrote: > We carried the ICU version numbers around on our collation and locale > IDs (such as fr_FR%icu36) . The database would load multiple versions of > the ICU library so that something created with ICU 3.6 would always be > processed with ICU 3.6. This avoided the problems of trying to change > the rules on the user. (We'd always intended to provide tooling to allow > the user to move an existing object up to a newer version of ICU, but we > never got around to doing it.) In the code, this meant we were > explicitly calling the versioned API so that we could keep the calls > straight.
I understand that in principle, but I don't see operating system providers shipping a bunch of ICU versions to facilitate that. They will usually ship one. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers