[development] Request to review Guidelines for writing MySQL and PostgreSQL compliant SQL

Daniel Vérité daniel.verite at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 15:02:07 UTC 2009

	 Khalid Baheyeldin writes

> This is a show stopper for many people who rely on Debian for production
> servers and Ubuntu server LTS. They still have 8.3. Regardless of the fact
> that 8.4 is available and stable, the fact that it is not in the repository
> makes it a deal breaker, since it means it has to be installed from source,
> and has  to be patched manually.

The popular solution to this problem is http://www.backports.org
See http://packages.debian.org/lenny-backports/postgresql
for postgresql-8.4 packaged for debian stable.

Best regards,
 Daniel Vérité
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