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Re: [PATCH] Magic block for modules

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chris(dot)kings-lynne(at)calorieking(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Magic block for modules
Date: 2006-06-02 02:27:39
Message-ID: 23323.1149215259@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Christopher Kings-Lynne <chris(dot)kings-lynne(at)calorieking(dot)com> writes:
> My request for phpPgAdmin is to somehow be able to check if the .so file 
> for a module is present.

> For instance, I'd like to 'enable slony support' if the slony shared 
> library is present.  PPA's slony support automatically executes the .sql 
> files, so all I need to know is if the .so is there.

I really think this is backwards: you should be looking for the .sql
files.  Every module will have a .sql file, not every one will need a
.so file.  See followup thread in -hackers where we're trying to hash
out design details.

			regards, tom lane

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