[postgis-devel] Is it possible to get rid of platform specific lwpostgis.sql files?

Paul Ramsey pramsey at refractions.net
Fri Sep 7 09:48:02 PDT 2007

Agreed, in fact I am thinking we should drop < 8 support soon.


Tom Lane wrote:
> Paul Ramsey <pramsey at refractions.net> writes:
>> On 6-Sep-07, at 7:33 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
>>> This is definitely deprecated practice --- you should rely on dfmgr to
>>> supply the appropriate platform-specific extension.
>> As of what PgSQL version?
> A quick look into the CVS history says 7.2 and later.  It's certainly
> workable to omit the extension for any release that any sane person
> would be using ... and as for the not-so-sane ones, do you think someone
> will install a Postgis release >= 2007 on a PG server <= 2001?  Do you
> feel a need to support someone who tries?
> 			regards, tom lane
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