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Re: [PATCHES] build/install xml2 when configured with libxml

From: "Nikolay Samokhvalov" <samokhvalov(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] build/install xml2 when configured with libxml
Date: 2007-05-20 18:36:45
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On 4/15/07, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
> Well, if we're going to make libxslt an explicit thing, then it'd be
> trivial to add an xslt transformation function into the core, and then
> I think we can claim equivalent support.  But we'll have to check the
> details, of course.
>
> I have been thinking, however, that I don't want to add more and more
> library dependencies into the server.  libxml2 was necessary to some
> extent.  But xslt functionality could easily be provided as a module.
> This would be easy to do and might be useful even for 8.3.  But I don't
> really know how to label that.  Having a contrib/xslt alongside
> contrib/xml2 would probably be confusing.  Ideas?

The current CVS' configure is really confusing: it has "--with-xslt"
option, while there is no XSLT support in the core. At least let's
change the option's comment to smth like "build with XSLT support (now
it is used for contrib/xml2 only)"...

-- 
Best regards,
Nikolay

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