[CentOS-devel] mysql5 and friends now available in the testing
Anders F Björklund
afb at algonet.se
Mon Dec 5 17:13:58 UTC 2005
Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> On a side note, I have made a similar "pq3" package for upgrading
>> from PostgreSQL 7.x to PostgreSQL 8.x - how would I go about to
>> submit this RPM as an enhancement package to the CentOS project ?
>> (it provides the old /usr/lib/libpq.so.3, for package compatibility)
> Upload the .src.rpm's somewhere on the net and drop an email here to
> the list. What we might also need, along with this package, is the
> entire pgsql rpm set - so that people can just enable the repl, and
> yum update to pgsql 8.
It's based on the original postgresql package, so for that I used:
The new spec file for the compat lib can be found at this location:
Also needs a similar package for CentOS 3, using the 7.3.10 RPM (still
And for the updated PostgreSQL 8.x RPMS, I used the vendor's packages:
(there are SRPMS in there too, despite the "binary" directory name...)
BTW; I'm pretty sure you need to do a full database dump before
doing such a major upgrade, but it's been a while since I tried.
But the PostgreSQL documentation should say all about that issue.
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