Oleg Bartunov wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2007, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> The problem with this proposal is that the ISPs aren't the ones running
>>> configure --- these days, most people are running prebuilt packages
>>> (RPMs or DEBs or what have you).  So what you are hoping is that the
>>> packagers will choose to do this and thereby force these modules into
>>> the "standard" configuration for everybody using their packages.  I'm
>>> not sure that the packagers will change ... well maybe Gentoo will,
>>> but not anyone with more conservative policies ... and I'm pretty sure
>>> any who do will get push-back from people who still won't trust contrib.
>> Well perhaps it is time to trim Contrib even further. E.g;
>> Why is ltree still in contrib? What prevents it from being in core?
> we have several requests to improve ltree, particularly, people want
> to expand class of allowed symbols and configurable separator, which is
> hard-coded right now. Also, we discussed GiN support for ltree.

O.k. but how does that prevent it from being in core?


Joshua D. Drake


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