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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: Steve Atkins <steve(at)blighty(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-02-08 03:30:37
Message-ID: 6133B677-4F18-4BB8-8CB0-8C7A38BF5933@blighty.com (view raw or flat)
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On Feb 7, 2009, at 7:09 PM, rhubbell wrote:

> In the case of DBD::Pg it seems that it just uses the output of
> pg_config. It seems absurd that that information can't be stored in
> psql.  There must be some good reason that it's not.
> Is it because psql is stripped?
>
> At least the build information (which pg_config spits out) could be  
> stored
> in a text file that psql knows about and then psql --buildopts would
> give you that information.

But what would you do with the information then? Most anything  
(including
building DBD::Pg) that wants that data is going to need the developer
package.

Cheers,
   Steve


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