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Re: Stuff for 2.4.1

From: Karsten Hilbert <Karsten(dot)Hilbert(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: psycopg(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Stuff for 2.4.1
Date: 2011-03-27 19:18:26
Message-ID: 20110327191826.GK2358@hermes.hilbert.loc (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 07:37:52PM +0100, Daniele Varrazzo wrote:

> > After all this is only going to be relevant within the
> > window where pre-9 libpq's try to connect to 9+ servers.
> >
> > For psycopg2's compiled against 9+ libpq's this would IFDEF
> > out to a noop, essentially.
> 
> Unfortunately there's no reliable way to do this. The problem is in
> the runtime library, not in the one used at compile time, and there is
> no way to know the runtime version - not for libraries before 9.0.

Well, one could roundtrip a bit of binary data, no ?

(I realize this wouldn't help all that much.)

Karsten
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