[pgpool-general: 5453] Re: Pgpool-II 3.6.4, 3.5.8 are now officially released.

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at sraoss.co.jp
Thu May 11 23:38:14 JST 2017

> Hi,
> With full respect to your work, I think Pgpool release management should be
> considered from scratch. 
> I have seen no "heads-up" in any Pgpool mailing list that I'm subscribed to
> (and I think I'm subscribed to all of them). Why? Was it that hard to ping
> people just a few days ago?

The "heads-up" was already in pgpool-hackers mailing list in May 8th.


> The PostgreSQL community pushed new minor releases today, and packagers were
> busy with that. So, why did you announce Pgpool today? One day earlier could
> easily make our lives easier, we could work on the packages and push whole new
> set to the repos.

I don't understand your complain. I was told that any announcement
should not be made *after* a few days of PostgreSQL releases. Not

I didn't know that you are creating Pgpool-II rpms at the same timing
of PostgreSQL rpms. If you have particular timing request of Pgpool-II
release for creating your Pgpool-II rpms, please say so. I cannot
promise that your request is always accepted but that will be in my

Pgpool-II developer community is small comparig with PostgreSQL. Peng
is the only person who can create releases for now. I have to respect
her schedule.

> Until now, you used to release on Fridays, which is also not the best day for
> people to catch up and update their systems.

This is the first for me to hear that Fridays are not appropriate to
make a releases. If peope were troubled by that, I should have heard
similar complains from other people.

> I'm sorry, if we are working as a community, let's act like that. I know I
> complained about release process before, but it is sad that there is no
> progress.
> Regards, Devrim
> On Thu, 2017-05-11 at 20:34 +0900, Bo Peng wrote:
>> Pgpool Global Development Group is pleased to announce the availability of
>> Pgpool-II 3.6.4, 3.5.8. 
>> These are the latest stable minor versions of each major versions of Pgpool-
>> II. 
>> Release notes for versions prior 3.6 are no longer included in the
>> source code. Please take a look at this:
>>   http://www.pgpool.net/docs/latest/en/html/release.html
>> You can download the source code, installer, RPMs from:
>>   http://pgpool.net/mediawiki/index.php/Downloads
> -- 
> Devrim Gündüz
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> PostgreSQL Danışmanı/Consultant, Red Hat Certified Engineer
> Twitter: @DevrimGunduz , @DevrimGunduzTR

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