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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: rhubbell <Rhubbell(at)iHubbell(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-02-08 05:33:36
Message-ID: 20090207213336.0b286d3b.Rhubbell@iHubbell.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 7 Feb 2009 19:30:37 -0800
Steve Atkins <steve(at)blighty(dot)com> wrote:

> 
> On Feb 7, 2009, at 7:09 PM, rhubbell wrote:
> 
> > In the case of DBD::Pg it seems that it just uses the output of
> > pg_config. It seems absurd that that information can't be stored in
> > psql.  There must be some good reason that it's not.
> > Is it because psql is stripped?
> >
> > At least the build information (which pg_config spits out) could be  
> > stored
> > in a text file that psql knows about and then psql --buildopts would
> > give you that information.
> 
> But what would you do with the information then? Most anything  
> (including
> building DBD::Pg) that wants that data is going to need the developer
> package.

Oh, that's right DBD::Pg needs to compile against the pg dev bits.

> 
> Cheers,
>    Steve
> 
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