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Re: Last minute mini-proposal (I know, I know)forPQexecf()

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, korryd(at)enterprisedb(dot)com,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Last minute mini-proposal (I know, I know)forPQexecf()
Date: 2007-04-02 08:46:08
Message-ID: 20070402084608.GB31512@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 07:16:19PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> > korryd(at)enterprisedb(dot)com wrote:
> > >> It's important to get the *right* interface into the first release
> > >> that has it.  
> > >>     
> > >
> > > Agreed, that's why I proposed the right interface to begin with :-)
> > >
> > 
> > Maybe the first thing we might usefully do would be to document 
> > PQExpBuffer.  And you can send in a patch for that for 8.3 :-)
> 
> The big question is whether these functions are for external use.  We
> do export them using libpq/exports.txt, but I assume it was only for
> psql use and not for general usage.

There was discussion about this before, and the conclusion then was that
they're not a part of the public interface, and only intended to be used by
"our own" frontends. Doesn't mean we can't put it out there if we think
it's a good interface for people to use though ;-)

//Magnus


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