[GRASS5] Grass 5.0.2 and 5.7.0 for Mac OS X (Fink)

Radim Blazek blazek at itc.it
Mon Jun 28 03:59:15 EDT 2004

On Sunday 27 June 2004 22:39, Blair Zajac wrote:
> I'm working on the Fink build for Grass 5.7.0 and have it working.  The
> question is, how should grass 5.70 work 5.0.2:
> 1) Fink grass 5.7.0 should replace 5.0.2 completely, so that a single
> system that upgrades to a current Fink would only have 5.7.0 on their
> system.  You could not run both on the same system at the same time.
> 2) 5.7.0 should be able to live on the same system that has an install of
> 5.0.2 on it?  So you would have grass5 and grass57 binaries.
> I'd need to get this answered before the Fink tree is updated with the new
> grass.


> Also, one more issue is that the current 5.0.2 links against PostgreSQL 7.3
> and I'd like to  have 5.7.0 link against PostgreSQL 7.4.  Let me know if
> this will be a problem.  I haven't done a DB upgrade from 7.3 to 7.4 so
> don't know how easy or difficult this is.

I don't think that users like updates of SQL servers.
Important is, if 7.4 clients can work with 7.3 server? 


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