[arch-dev-public] postgres move

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Wed May 7 23:18:06 EDT 2008

On Wed, 7 May 2008, Paul Mattal wrote:

> Eric Belanger wrote:
>> On Wed, 7 May 2008, Eric Belanger wrote:
>>> On Wed, 7 May 2008, Paul Mattal wrote:
>>>> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>>>>> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 3:15 AM, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>  how is the status of postgres in testing? It is blocking php from 
>>>>>> being move
>>>>>>  to extra. postgres is in testing for 3 month now; so could it be moved 
>>>>>> to
>>>>>>  extra as well?
>>>>> If Paul doesn't respond to this, I'd say move it. There have been no
>>>>> big complaints for the one in testing (though, a cursory look through
>>>>> the bug tracker wouldn't hurt).
>>>>> So, maybe by the end of the day US time (now + 6 or 7 hours), I'd say
>>>>> move it unless Paul says otherwise in that time.
>>>> I'd love to move it. Are there any other packages not yet rebuilt? We've 
>>>> been asking people to do that since February. Perhaps they've done so but 
>>>> not updated the list?
>>>> Offenders on the list are postfix, libgda, pdns-pgsql, libpqxx, 
>>>> amarok-base, cyrus-sasl-plugins.
>>>> - P
>>> Tonight, if no one else does it before,  I could check the remaining 
>>> offenders to see if they are already in testing or if they need a rebuilt 
>>> at all. I'll either post the ones that still needs to be rebuilt or 
>>> rebuild them if time permits.
>>> Eric
>> I just noticed Paul has started to put these packages in testing. All these 
>> offenders: postfix, libgda, pdns-pgsql, libpqxx, amarok-base, 
>> cyrus-sasl-plugins don't need to be rebuilt.  The so bump is not in the 
>> main lib (libpq) that most apps links to but in other minor libs in the 
>> packages.
>> Paul: you can directly remove any rebuilt that you did for the offenders in 
>> testing and move the rest of postgresql stuff to extra.
> Are you sure none of them links against any bumped library? It seemed easier 
> to me to rebuild just to be sure. If you're pretty sure, I'll just remove 
> those from testing. FYI, all but libpqxx seem to be rebuilding fine, which 
> needs more recent snapshots to compile with gcc 4.3, so we definitely want to 
> avoid rebuilding it.
> - P

Yes, I'm sure. I ran lddd on my system which uses the testing repo with 
these offenders installed and it didn't detected any errors. I also 
manually ran ldd on the bins and libs just to be sure. You can keep the 
rebuilt postfix as you updated it and the rebuilds that were already in 
testing as I did't checked them and move them in extra with 

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