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Re: [INTERFACES] Re: no meaningful way to determine fe or be version?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Anders Bengtsson <anders(at)lecando(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Re: no meaningful way to determine fe or be version?
Date: 2000-11-17 17:20:17
Message-ID: 200011171720.MAA25515@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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This concerns me.  Did we lose a patch here?  Can you send it again?

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > sorry, yes.  the client-side interfaces (DatabaseMetaData.getDriver*)
> > > are actually fine - they return a major/minor version that have been
> > > getting manually updated (they're much more visible, being in
> > > org/postgresql/Driver.java).  the server-side interfaces
> > > (DatabaseMetaData.getDatabase{Name,Version}) are the ones that aren't
> > > tied to the server, return hardcoded strings and haven't been getting
> > > updated regularly.
> > 
> > Oh, really.  I didn't know there was that distinction.  Sounds like they
> > should be callling SELECT version().  Comments, Java folks?
> 
> I posted a patch for the JDBC driver to pgsql-interfaces to do just that
> some time ago. Don't know what happened to it, though .. 
> 
> /Anders
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