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Fedora 9 Update: postgresql-8.3.7-1.fc9 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.7, for various fixes described at
Fedora Update Notification
2009-03-23 15:16:15

Name        : postgresql
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 8.3.7
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         :
Summary     : PostgreSQL client programs and libraries
Description :
PostgreSQL is an advanced Object-Relational database management system
(DBMS) that supports almost all SQL constructs (including
transactions, subselects and user-defined types and functions). The
postgresql package includes the client programs and libraries that
you'll need to access a PostgreSQL DBMS server.  These PostgreSQL
client programs are programs that directly manipulate the internal
structure of PostgreSQL databases on a PostgreSQL server. These client
programs can be located on the same machine with the PostgreSQL
server, or may be on a remote machine which accesses a PostgreSQL
server over a network connection. This package contains the docs
in HTML for the whole package, as well as command-line utilities for
managing PostgreSQL databases on a PostgreSQL server.

If you want to manipulate a PostgreSQL database on a remote PostgreSQL
server, you need this package. You also need to install this package
if you're installing the postgresql-server package.

Update Information:

Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.7, for various fixes described at

* Sat Mar 21 2009 Tom Lane  8.3.7-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.7, for various fixes described at
  notably the fix for CVE-2009-0922
* Mon Mar  9 2009 Oliver Falk  8.3.6-2
- Use -O1 on alpha, as on sparc64
- Renable selftests on alpha again
* Sat Feb  7 2009 Tom Lane  8.3.6-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.6, for various fixes described at
* Wed Jan 21 2009 Dennis Gilmore  8.3.5-1.1
- use -O1 on sparc64
* Sun Nov  2 2008 Tom Lane  8.3.5-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.5.
- Improve display from init script's initdb action, per Michael Schwendt
* Thu Sep 25 2008 Tom Lane  8.3.4-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.4.
* Fri Jun 20 2008 Tom Lane  8.3.3-2
- Install Pgtcl in /usr/lib/tcl$TCL_VERSION, not directly in /usr/lib.
  Needed because tcl 8.5 no longer puts /usr/lib into its package search path.
  NOTE: do not back-port this change into branches using pre-8.5 tcl, because
  /usr/lib/tcl8.4 had been a symlink to /usr/share/tcl8.4, and /usr/share
  is exactly where we must not put Pgtcl.
Resolves: #228263
* Wed Jun 11 2008 Tom Lane  8.3.3-1
- Update to PostgreSQL 8.3.3.
- Remove postgresql-prefer-ncurses.patch, no longer needed in recent
  Fedora releases because libtermcap is gone.
- Enable LDAP support
Resolves: #445315
- Use -Wl,--as-needed to suppress bogus dependencies for libraries that
  are really only needed by some of the subpackages
- Clean up cross-subpackage Requires: to ensure that updating any one
  subpackage brings in the matching versions of others.
Resolves: #444271
* Thu May 22 2008 Dennis Gilmore  8.3.1-2
- at Tom's request remove conditionalised patch letting sparc64 builds fail
* Thu May 22 2008 Dennis Gilmore  8.3.1-2
- apply patch on sparc64 only to cover differences in output 
- filed upstream as bug #4190

  [ 1 ] Bug #488156 - CVE-2009-0922 postgresql: potential DoS due to conversion functions

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update postgresql' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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