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Re: libpgtcl doesn't use UTF encoding of TCL

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Reinhard Max <max(at)suse(dot)de>
Cc: elf(at)solvo(dot)ru, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libpgtcl doesn't use UTF encoding of TCL
Date: 2001-07-18 16:22:14
Message-ID: 200107181622.f6IGMEM15114@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > Do you have any idea how this will work with earlier TCL versions?
> 
> It won't. If pgtcl is supposed to still be able to compile with older
> versions of Tcl, the changes have to be made a compile time option.

Can't we probe the TCL version in the code and handle it that way?

> > When was Tcl_UtfToExternalDString added to TCL?
> 
> According to Tcl's changelog files, it was added in 1997 for Tcl 8.1
> wich was released in 1999.

Shame.  I think we could have required Tcl 8.X but clearly we can't be
requring >= 8.1.  I have 8.0 here and I am sure many do as well.

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