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Re: The new FE/BE protocol

From: ljb <lbayuk(at)mindspring(dot)com>
To: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The new FE/BE protocol
Date: 2003-04-01 23:33:32
Message-ID: b6d7kc$23pd$ (view raw or whole thread)
Lists: pgsql-interfaces
bruce_badger(at)badgerse(dot)com wrote:
> I read that there is a significant new version of the FE/BE protocol on
> the way in the next version of PostgreSQL.
> I'm the author of the Smalltalk PostgreSQL driver, and I'd like to make
> sure that support for the new protocol is available as soon as possible.
> Where will the new protocol be documented (& will documentation precede
> coding?)?
> At what point should I start making dev-builds of PostgreSQL to test out
> the new protocol? (A pointer to the docs on how to do that would be nice
> too).

I second this, as my Tcl driver also depends on the protocol. Can we also
be reassured about compatibility (e.g. new backend will still talk to old

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