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Re: Roadmap for FE/BE protocol redesign

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
Cc: PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Roadmap for FE/BE protocol redesign
Date: 2003-03-10 19:52:55
Message-ID: 19483.1047325975@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca> writes:
>> We already have that: you send a startup packet with a version less than
>> the latest, and the backend speaks that version to you.

> Yes, but that requires you know the backend is less than the latest.

As opposed to knowing what?  You send the version number you wish to speak;
either the backend can handle it, or not.

			regards, tom lane

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