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Re: pgcrypto: Makefile check

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgcrypto: Makefile check
Date: 2004-11-23 00:10:13
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Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com> writes:
> Perhaps I wasn't clear: the *present* behavior of pgcrypto is to
> "compile successfully but ... be unusable" if an invalid random source
> is defined. This is prone to error. That patch changes this behavior to
> refuse to compile if an invalid random source has been defined.

Ah, got it.

> I don't think this is a problem (an invalid random source is effectively
> a misconfiguration and could only be the result of user error). But if
> you like I can change the patch so that we error out when attempting to
> compile random.c

Please do; I dislike makefiles that won't "make clean" ...

			regards, tom lane

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