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Re: Magic Blocks

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Magic Blocks
Date: 2008-01-24 08:59:22
Message-ID: 1201165162.4257.114.camel@ebony.site (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 19:28 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > While compiling with PGXS, the OBJS line said
> > 	OBJS	= modulename.so
> 
> > By changing the OBJS line to this
> > 	OBJS	= modulename.o
> 
> > then no error was received and it all works.
> 
> > TFM just says "list objects files in OBJS".
> 
> Are we really in the business of teaching C programmers the difference
> between object files and shared libraries?

It's a stupid mistake, but aren't most bugs, in hindsight? That's no
reason to leave it undocumented.

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com


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