[arch-dev-public] Package naming question, postgresql pg_upgrade package

Andreas Radke a.radke at arcor.de
Mon Jun 20 17:53:51 EDT 2011

Am Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:16:51 -0500
schrieb Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:

> In order to make using pg_upgrade a lot easier and possible on an Arch
> system (https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/21929), I'm building a package
> of the prior major version of postgresql, as the binaries and such are
> necessary for pg_upgrade to do it's business. Basically this is a
> stripped down package containing only what is necessary, and installs
> mostly in /opt. It is *not* meant to be ran as a standalone instance,
> and no initscripts or anything are provided.
> When I started writing the PKGBUILD for it, I named it
> "postgresql-minimal", but that doesn't really convey the fact that it
> isn't mean to be useful on its own. So:
> * "postgresql-previous"
> * "postgresql-upgrade"
> * "postgresql-previous-minimal"
> Please suggest without bikeshedding, I'll pick something about six
> hours from now. The description will contain the "don't use this for
> much" bits, but I at least want the name to not be misleading.
> -Dan

How about "postgres-migrate"?

Xfce uses /usr/lib/xfce4/panel/migrate to move its config from 4.6.x to
4.8.x updates.

Just my suggestion.


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