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Re: libpq.so

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: ghaverla(at)freenet(dot)edmonton(dot)ab(dot)ca
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libpq.so
Date: 2004-06-18 15:30:54
Message-ID: 20814.1087572654@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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<ghaverla(at)freenet(dot)edmonton(dot)ab(dot)ca> writes:
> The most verbose solution I've seen, is to "copy" libpq.so.3 to
> libpq.so.2 so that ogo will find a libpq.so library.  I would
> guess a symbolic link would actually be better, but the question I
> have is:
>  Do all of the functions common to libpq.so in version 2 and 3
>  have the same parameters?

There are some incompatibilities (which is why we changed the major
version number).  As best I recall at the moment, the incompatibilities
would only affect applications that use LISTEN/NOTIFY, which not many
do.  So the above would probably work, but it's not certain.

			regards, tom lane

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