[Slackbuilds-users] Changes Postgresql SBo scripts as version numbering has changed?

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Sun Mar 18 12:04:10 UTC 2018

On 18/03/18 11:47, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> As Postgresql number scheme has changed with version 10 (and going 
> forward), and only the first number is the major version number, I was 
> wondering if it is worth amending the SBo scripts to reflect that. The 
> data dir, bin dir and log dir usually need to only be prefixed with the 
> major number, not the full version - to help with upgrades from one 
> major version to another.
> I would have made a patch myself, but I got a bit lost on how the old 
> SBo scripts used to use the full (e.g. 9.6.2) version in 
> postgresql.SlackBuild, yet end up with only the major version (e.g. 9.6) 
> further down the line, in rc.postgresql, setup.postgresql and other 
> scripts - so maybe someone can help?

Partially answering the question myself - in postgresql.SlackBuild there 
is a "VERSION=" and a "PG_VERSION=". It looks like "PG_VERSION=" would 
need to be amended to 10, instead of 10.2 - and hopefully everything 
else would fall into place.

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