On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Devrim Gündüz <dev...@gunduz.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 2016-09-09 at 09:48 +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
>> Personally I would be pretty reluctant to package libicu when it's
>> already in RH/Fedora. If it were bundled in Pg's source tree and a
>> private copy was built/installed by the build system so it was part of
>> the main postgresql-server package that'd be different.
> Agreed. I did not read the whole thread (yet), but if this is something like
> tzdata, I would personally want to use the libuci supplied by OS, like we do
> for tzdata.
> (That said, just checked EDB's ICU support. We currently ship our own libicu
> there, as a part of EPAS, but I don't know the reasoning/history behind 
> there.)

We needed a specific version that was newer than that shipped with
RHEL 6 (or in EPEL) iirc.

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