Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Bruce Momjian wrote: >> Oh, lots of grunt work. I can see that working, but at a high cost.
> I doubt it. Let's just start with bugs, since that's the easy case > anyway. Our real volume is pretty low, so the cost of maintaining it > should not be high. I am assuming we would not be including HEAD, but > only stable branches. With HEAD the volume would be quite a bit higher, > but not impossibly so. Maybe we're working from different assumptions, but I thought the entire basis for this discussion is that the project has grown to the point where we have more resources than we used to --- and in particular, we can find people who don't feel able to fix deep backend bugs, but are ready and willing to track bug details and status with a goodly amount of cluefulness. If that resource doesn't actually exist, then I fear this whole discussion will come to naught. If it does exist, we should call upon it. This is not that far different from the premise upon which you built the buildfarm: that there were people out there able to provide machine resources and a certain amount of admin time. The resources this project requires are not those exactly, but why shouldn't we expect that some people will answer the call? regards, tom lane ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 4: Have you searched our list archives? http://archives.postgresql.org