On Feb 12, 5:16 pm, [EMAIL PROTECTED] ("Joshua D. Drake") wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Jeroen T. Vermeulen wrote:
> >> Is this a known problem?  Is there any test procedure that builds the
> >> "base" distribution before release?
> > Most of the core team is convinced that the postgresql-foo tarballs are
> > useless, but Marc insists on keeping them.  But since they are nearly
> > useless, no one tests them, so it is not surprising that they don't
> > work.
> Why do we keep them again? I can't recall at any point in the life of
> CMD us ever using the -foo tarballs. Not to mention they just take up space.
> Let's dump them.

The FreeBSD database/postgres* ports depend on them. Which is probably
why Marc insists on keeping them.


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