[postgis-devel] Separate regress package
pramsey at refractions.net
Wed Dec 14 08:50:25 PST 2005
Gah! Please no. What is the size difference between postgis-VERSION
and postgis-REGRESS? I would like to understand the realities of why
this is useful.
On 14-Dec-05, at 8:46 AM, Markus Schaber wrote:
> Hi, Strk,
> strk at refractions.net wrote:
>> Starting from version 1.1.0 PostGIS will be released in
>> two separate packages:
>> This is to reduce package size.
>> Regress package is still bound to a single release to simplify
>> things, but this might change in the future.
> That's a good idea.
> We could even separate jdbc and utilities (loader, dumper etc.) into
> their own packages, as they have different use cases.
> - postgis-VERSION.tar.gz - everything that is needed for the server
> backend / administrator
> - postgis-regress-VERSION.tar.gz - the regression suite, for
> - postgis-utilities-VERSION.tar.gz - Loader, Dumper, client utilities
> for the database users.
> - postgis-driver-jdbc-VERSION.tar.gz - the client libs for jdbc users
> Other language clients (like the php and python interfaces that were
> posted on this list earlier) can then adopt this naming scheme and
> create postgis-driver-LANGUAGE-VERSION.tar.gz packages.
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