On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 09:20:50AM +0000, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> severity 441797 important
> severity 441794 important
> thanks
> 
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 09:41:35AM +0200, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> > Hi all.
> > Could someone please update us about the state of PostGIS, and the
> > prospects for the near future?
> > Thanks a lot.
> > pc
> > 
> 
> Have a look to the main bug 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=441797
> 
> I have a couple of ideas about that:
> 
> 1. it's not a true issue for etch->lenny because postgres versions
>    are different and users can easily maintain the old version
>    and migrate by hard upgrade script, as documented in the
>    README file. So this is not a RC bug.
> 
> 2. 1.3.1 is not more present in the archive, so that does not break
>    anything currently.
> 
> 3. We need to prepare a migration framework that uses the trick
>    I shown in the report. 
>    Thanks strk for a past discussion about that :-)
>    That should allow a more soft migration in some cases, but anyway
>    Postgis REQUIRES running soft/hard upgrades scripts for all
>    its databases, and that is a MUST and users are warned about
>    that in README.Debian since ages. There's not a silver bullet.

  Well I was under the impression in the bug log that it also needed to
keep an old version of a library during the upgrade wich is at best
sloppy. If that's not needed, then yes, important works for me.

  Note that you have another RC bug open that is quite trivial to fix on
its own. We try to release, please keep your packages clean.

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·O·  Pierre Habouzit
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