[postgis-users] Gentoo/Debian Packages using 1.1.0CVS?
m.cave-ayland at webbased.co.uk
Thu Sep 15 02:34:49 PDT 2005
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> Behalf Of david techer
> Sent: 15 September 2005 11:53
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> Subject: Re: [postgis-users] Gentoo/Debian Packages using 1.1.0CVS?
> Hi Mark,
> I think my friend Gerald FENOY will answer U as soon as possible.
> I hope I don't make mistake...So excuse-me I'll say something wrong
> So Why using 1.1.0CVS instead of 1.0.X?
> Because 1.1.0CVS, as U know doesn't require PostgreSQL Sources...
> On Gentoo If U already have PostgerSQL installed with example
> thanks to
> emerge command
> when U want to compil/build postgis 1.0.X U will have to
> download again
> PostgreSQL sources
> and to compil it again.
> (emerge requires it automatically..) before compiling PostGIS.
> So it seems not to be interesting to have to compil
> PostgreSQL one more
> times if U have a binary distrib already installed...This is
> the technic
> from series 1.0.X of PostGIS
> Whereas with 1.1.0CVS, PostGIS doesn't need PostgreSQL sources..So in
> Gentoo, emerge only PostGIS 1.1.0 CVS
> by CVS or tarball....U have to compil it and install it. It doesn't
> require a second PostgerSQL download, compil, install and so on....
> By the way since Gerald FENOY automatically does a postgis 1.1.0 cvs
> when he want to build a PosTGIS ebuild for Gentoo...
> I hope what I said is enough understandable :-)
> Regards David
Ah right, in that case I understand now. I have to agree with Sandro - label
the builds separately as 1.1.0CVS builds, along with the date. Finding bugs
is hard otherwise ;)
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