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Re: [INTERFACES] Perl module: Postgres - obsolete?

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Dan Brickley <Daniel(dot)Brickley(at)Bristol(dot)ac(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Perl module: Postgres - obsolete?
Date: 1998-03-07 19:01:54
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.3.96.980307150048.234J-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 7 Mar 1998, Dan Brickley wrote:

> On Sat, 7 Mar 1998, The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 7 Mar 1998, Dan Brickley wrote:
> > 
> > > I've been using this module ever since, and am now wondering how safe
> > > it'll be with 6.3. It needed a further tweak to Makefile.PL this time
> > > (changed libpq.so.1 to libpq.so.1.1). In the medium term I will fix my
> > > code to use a more up to date Perl interface; in the meantime I'd be
> > > grateful for any advice. Am I likely to damage my data or crash the
> > > postmaster? The number change from 1 to 1.1 seems to indicate that the
> > > library should still work... 
> > 
> > 	Is there a reason to not use the perl5 interface included with
> > v6.3? *raised eyebrow*
> 
> Yep, my legacy code ;-)
> 
> I've a /cgi-bin/dbase script written last year when the other library
> seemed OK. It shouldn't need too much reworking to move over to the new
> interface, but I won't be able to do this immediately. I'd really like to
> move to 6.3 first so I can take advantage of the improved ODBC support. 

	Ah, okay...not sure, but I *think* you should be okay as mentioned
above, with just changing the shared library and going...but since I've
not used the other perl interface, am not certain...

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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