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Re: IPv6 Support for INET/CIDR types.

From: Paul Vixie <paul(at)vix(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Vadim Kogan <vadim(at)xcf(dot)berkeley(dot)edu>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IPv6 Support for INET/CIDR types.
Date: 2002-02-22 20:01:11
Message-ID: 20020222200111.4523428EB0@as.vix.com (view raw or flat)
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> > my proposal is that we do away with the modified pgsql mirrors of these
> > functions and teach the INET and CIDR handlers to "wrap" the BIND functions
> > in a way that modifies the presentation format to be postgres-compatible.
> > that way postgres can import new versions of, or use LIBC versions of,
> > the BIND functions without having to worry about local modifications to them.
> 
> Are we sure the Bind library versions are going to be on all the OS's we
> support?

no.  that's why there should be a copy in the postgres sources, just in case.
and that's why "./configure" has to learn how to choose whether to use the
system supplied versions or the internal bootstrapping versions.

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