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Re: ecpg problem in 7.4 beta

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Subject: Re: ecpg problem in 7.4 beta
Date: 2003-08-07 14:15:22
Message-ID: 200308071415.h77EFMW25868@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > OK, I think I can fix this.  The include of postgres_fe.h was done
> > recently:
> 	
> > 	revision 1.54
> > 	date: 2003/08/01 13:53:36;  author: petere;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -2
> > 	Make ecpg SQLSTATE-aware.  Map existing SQLCODE assignments to SQLSTATEs,
> > 	rather than parsing the message.  Add some documentation about embedded
> > 	SQL.
> 
> > It seems like doing postgres_fe.h rather than postgres_ext.h was just an
> > oversight, so I will make the change in CVS.
> 
> I think you will break things if you do.  It's unlikely Peter changed
> that on a whim --- ecpg probably now requires more than it did before.

Peter added libpq_fe.h at the same time, and there is no mention in the
commit logs, so I think it was a general cleanup of which things are
included.

> I am not sure that we want to start treating postgres_fe.h as a public
> header though --- if we do, that means also c.h and perhaps other stuff.
> This needs some thought.

Right.  postgres_ext.h works fine in my testing and is the more natural
interface.

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