5.0 update and a plea for help with PostgreSQL
jfearn at redhat.com
Wed Mar 25 21:57:23 UTC 2015
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On 03/26/2015 04:48 AM, Mark Côté wrote:
> We are finally closing in on 5.0 after two release candidates. There are only three bugs blocking release of rc3. One is a simple fix to release notes, and another is about fixing our upgrade tests, which dkl will
> be working on shortly. Thanks to all who helped test our release candidates.
> The last is a bug in our PostGreSQL 8.x support: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1138417
> mtyson from Red Hat looked at it but has been unable to come up with a fix thus far. None of the other core BMO developers have sufficient experience with Postgres. Is there anyone out there who could take a look?
> The other option is to drop support for Postgres 8. Although still packaged in supported enterprise Linux systems like RHEL, the last Postgres 8 release, 8.4, was EOLed by the Postgres team in July 2014. If we aren't
> able to find a good fix for bug 1138417 by the time the other blockers are fixed, we will seriously consider officially dropping support for Postgres 8.x.
+1 for dropping support for Postgres 8.x. Anyone on RHEL/EPEL-6 can use the postgresql 9.2 software collection.
Senior Software Engineer
Red Hat Asia Pacific Pty Ltd
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