Forum OpenACS Development: Support for PG 7.2 in OpenACS 5.0 release

Are there any strong reasons to keep support for PG 7.2 in the 5.0 release? I'm working on the upgrade scripts now, and since PG 7.2 doesn't support dropping of columns I'm having a bit of a hard time. It seems I shouldn't be dropping and re-creating a table like apm_packages to get rid of the enabled_p column (since this will drop constraints on the table). On the other hand, leaving the upgraded database in a different state from the one installed from scratch also makes me feel very uncomfortable.

Can we drop support for 7.2?

Posted by Malte Sussdorff on
I'd say yes but make it a TIP.