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Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6
Date: 2008-05-15 22:55:31
Message-ID: 482CBF63.6040604@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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David Fetter wrote:
>
> I hate to bike-shed this even further, but I'd like to make those
> "incompatibility" messages just go away by making 8.4's psql (and all
> those going forward) support every living version of Postgres at the
> time of their release, so 8.4's psql would be able to talk seamlessly
> to Postgres 7.4 :)
>
>   

I think you must have been out in the sun too long.

Just look at the pg_dump code if you want something of an idea of what 
this would involve.

cheers

andrew

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