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Re: libpq API incompatibility between 7.4 and 8.0

From: Martin Pitt <mpitt(at)debian(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: libpq API incompatibility between 7.4 and 8.0
Date: 2005-02-03 15:58:28
Message-ID: 20050203155828.GA22572@box79162.elkhouse.de (view raw or flat)
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Hi!

Bruce Momjian [2005-02-03  9:42 -0500]:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > Uh, if we bump up the major library version in 8.0.X, will that
> > > require 8.0.0 user applications to be recompiled?
> > 
> > No, they just keep using the old library.
> 
> That assumes the old libraries stay around.  Will they?
> 
> I am thinking the easiest solution will be to re-add get_progname() to
> 8.0.X and bump the major for 8.1.

Seconded. Then we don't need another library version, and it is still
not necessary to drag this get_progname accident forever.

Thanks,

Martin

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