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Re: [HACKERS] Revised proposal for libpq and FE/BE protocol changes

From: Phil Thompson <phil(at)river-bank(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Revised proposal for libpq and FE/BE protocol changes
Date: 1998-04-30 18:21:17
Message-ID: 3548C11D.BE04EDC4@river-bank.demon.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> 
> Phil Thompson <phil(at)river-bank(dot)demon(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> We should change the protocol version number to 2.0.
> >> It would be possible for the backend to continue to support 1.0 clients,
> >> if you think it's worth the trouble to do so.
> 
> > Or 1.1?  The changes don't seem too traumatic.
> 
> Well, pqcomm.h says that an incompatible change should have a new major
> version number, and minor though these changes be, they *are*
> incompatible.

Err...good point :)

> >> Command Done
> >> Byte1('Z')
> 
> > The completion response already does this for successful queries, and
> > the error response for unsuccessful ones.
> 
> You missed the point:

I've misunderstood the protocol - and the protocol specification is
therefore wrong (or at least incomplete) in this respect.  Do you want
to fix the spec and include your enhancements or shall I?

Phil

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