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Re: libpq API incompatibility between 7.4 and 8.0

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Martin Pitt <mpitt(at)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq API incompatibility between 7.4 and 8.0
Date: 2005-02-02 16:07:54
Message-ID: 29079.1107360474@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> Martin Pitt has detected that the libpq API has changed incompatibly
> between 7.4 and 8.0.  This has the effect, for example, that 7.4's psql
> cannot run with 8.0's libpq.

[ shrug... ]  I don't think we've ever guaranteed that anyway.  I will
resist putting get_progname back into libpq, because it should never
have been there, at least not with that name: it's an undocumented
infringement on application namespace.

			regards, tom lane

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