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Re: Issue with libpq < 8.4

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Issue with libpq < 8.4
Date: 2010-08-24 09:52:15
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Le 24/08/2010 11:49, Guillaume Lelarge a écrit :
> Hi,
> 
> I found a rather big issue with our connection functions. We try to use
> the PQconninfoParse but it doesn't exist on libpq release less than 8.4.
> And that triggers the deadly:
> 
> pgadmin3: symbol lookup error: pgadmin3: undefined symbol: PQconninfoParse
> 
> And kaboom.
> 
> I don't think this issue will show up in Windows and Mac OS X. But I'm
> much more afraid for Linux builds. Someone that installs pgAdmin3 will
> have a libpq installed. Not sure it'll be the last one (8.4 libpq). can
> we tell packagers to make sure their pgadmin3 packages are tied to an
> 8.4 (at least) libpq?
> 
> Is this something we should bother? and if yes, how should we handle
> this? (adding #ifdef won't work, getting out PQconninfoParse really
> doesn't please me).
> 
> 

Of course, that's when I hit the Send button that I remember I forgot to
add this: this issue is both on trunk and 1.12 branch.


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Guillaume
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