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Re: pgsql: Clean up libpq's pollution of application namespace

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: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Clean up libpq's pollution of application namespace
Date: 2005-10-24 13:25:37
Message-ID: 200510241325.j9ODPbQ14720@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com> writes:
> > On Mon, 2005-17-10 at 13:24 -0300, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Clean up libpq's pollution of application namespace by renaming the
> >> exported routines of ip.c, md5.c, and fe-auth.c to begin with 'pg_'.
> >> Also get rid of the vestigial fe_setauthsvc/fe_getauthsvc routines
> >> altogether.
> 
> > Does this change require that we bump the libpq version number?
> 
> It shouldn't, because none of these routines are officially part of
> the API.  However, perhaps we should anyhow, considering there's also
> the PQinitSSL/PQregisterThreadLock business to deal with.

They are staying, I think. I will add documentation for them.

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