[CentOS-devel] [CentOS] Status of PostgreSQL and PHP in Testing

Wed Jan 21 15:27:01 UTC 2009
Peter Hopfgartner <peter.hopfgartner at r3-gis.com>

Peter Hopfgartner wrote:
> Dear CentOS developers
> I would like to have ask some questions about the PostgreSQL and PHP 
> packages in the current Testing repository for CentOS 5.
> In http://wiki.centos.org/QaWiki/TestingRepo there is a note, that the 
> testing period is about 3 weeks. Currently, the PostgreSQL and PHP 
> packages in http://dev.centos.org/centos/5/testing/SRPMS were created in 
> September 08.
> Do the developers need more feedback about the packages in testing? Is 
> there something (a wiki page, a ticket in the bug tracker or something 
> else) where the feedback can be collected?
I've tried the packaged on our development server, an Opteron server 
with a curent CentOS5-x86_64 installation with 9 GB of postgresql data, 
a good part of which geografical data.

Basically, until now everything runs as expected. No problems with the 
selected packages.


> Is there a testing plan for the packages (works with this and that 
> software, upgrade from base works)?
> What is the best way I can help? Simply sending feedback to the ML?
> Is there a kind of policy for the upstream version, something like: 
> version is expected to be in the next major Red Hat release, must be 
> part of Upstream Web Stack or another Upstream product. Casting this to 
> a concrete question: Can upgrades to PHP 5.2.8 or PostgreSQL 8.2.11 be 
> expected to happen.
> And is there already a concrete plan to move those 2 packages to Plus 
> [http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/centosplus/]?
> Regards and thank you for this great distribution. The more I work with 
> it the more I like it.
> Peter

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