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Re: Stuff for 2.4.1

From: "A(dot)M(dot)" <agentm(at)themactionfaction(dot)com>
To: psycopg(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Stuff for 2.4.1
Date: 2011-03-28 15:00:51
Message-ID: ACAB0FE5-04AF-4304-8B27-BB6BA419F8F2@themactionfaction.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mar 28, 2011, at 3:11 AM, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:

> 
> What Daniele did is fine:
> 
> 1) There is no security problem, because the code only work in the
>   database->user direction.
> 
> 2) Allows communication with different combinations of backend/libpq
>   versions without adding the overhead of extra quesries when
>   establishing the connection (i.e., it just works and this is
>   very important for the user).
> 
> Also, while I am writing very few new code I am reviewing everything and
> I am confident to say that psycopg is much safe now than 2 years ago
> when I was the only developer.

Wouldn't it make more sense to simply bundle the latest version of libpq with psycopg2? As far as I can tell, there is no advantage to compiling against an older libpq- they are all backwards compatible.

Cheers,
M

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