[development] Do not let postgresql hold back great patches
larry at garfieldtech.com
Thu Nov 29 18:58:52 UTC 2007
On Thu, 29 Nov 2007 09:28:28 -0500, Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote:
> *) The argument has been made that PostgreSQL compatibility is holding
> Drupal back, then 1 (One!) patch is referred to again and again.
> How important is this one patch? If this _1_ patch is holding
> Drupal back, please commit it!
I think these issues were also stalled on cross-database compatibility issues:
> *) The argument was made that PostgreSQL is too complicated to install
> and test on, yet I described the setup in a single email. If anyone
> found my instructions too difficult to follow, _please_ let me know
> and I will go to efforts to clarify.
Please make a handbook page out of them, and put it near (probably as a child of) the "setting up a dev environment" handbook page. We should probably have one for MySQL and one for Postgres (and if we add SQLite at a later date, one for that, too). Email is far too ephemeral to be a good reference. Thanks!
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