PostgreSQL package versioning suggestion

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Fri Dec 30 09:35:03 UTC 2016

On 12/30/16 01:47, Thomas Munro wrote:

> 1.  You can't install more than one major version at a time.  This is
> somewhat inconvenient not only for upgrades of single database
> clusters, but also for simultaneously running different clusters at
> different versions on different upgrade schedules.  The packaging on
> other popular systems allows this and it's a popular feature.

I know this is not what you are asking for and I'm not saying your 
request doesn't have a good point, but did you consider jails?
That would allow you to run multiple Postgres instances now.


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