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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] retrieving varchar size

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: byronn(at)insightdist(dot)com (Byron Nikolaidis)
Cc: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] retrieving varchar size
Date: 1998-04-27 14:51:28
Message-ID: 199804271451.KAA04975@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> 
> 
> Tom Lane wrote:
> 
> > >>>> Other front-end libraries reading this protocol will have to change
> > >>>> to accept this field.
> >
> > And the end-of-query indicator.  I think now is the time to do it if
> > we're gonna do it.  Right now, it seems most code is using libpq rather
> > than seeing the protocol directly, so fixing these problems should be
> > pretty painless.  But wasn't there some discussion recently of running
> > the protocol directly from Tcl code?  If that gets popular it will
> > become much harder to change the protocol.
> >
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Please remember that the ODBC driver handles the protocol directly, (it does
> not use libpq).  I would assume that if you guys make protocol changes you
> will post a summary of them on the interfaces list?

Absolutely.  Guaranteed.

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