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Re: [HACKERS] changing major/minor on libpq for releases ...

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] changing major/minor on libpq for releases ...
Date: 1999-06-29 21:21:07
Message-ID: 20669.930691267@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> writes:
> Just curious, but how do ppl handle running two different versions on the
> same machine?  I want to start up a v6.5 server where v6.4.2 server
> already exists...

Run them with different port addresses.  I do it all the time...

> I'm wondering if it might make sense to up the libpq on a release, so that
> this can work?

No, I don't think that's a good idea.  There's no reason to break binary
compatibility of libpq when setting PGPORT will do the job; the same
psql binary (or any other application) can talk to either release.

			regards, tom lane

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