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Re: [BUGS] PSQL commands not backwards-compatible

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: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [BUGS] PSQL commands not backwards-compatible
Date: 2005-08-31 03:46:29
Message-ID: 200508310346.j7V3kTp11101@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:
> > Here is a patch that will print out (in interactive mode only) a warning
> > message if a newer client connects to an older major numbered server.
> 
> Why only older?  It's even less likely to work if the server is newer.
> 
> (I don't agree with the premise to begin with...)

OK, this new patch prints a warning on any major version mismatch, newer
or older.

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