Paul Vixie wrote:
> > > my proposal is that we do away with the modified pgsql mirrors of these
> > > functions and teach the INET and CIDR handlers to "wrap" the BIND functions
> > > in a way that modifies the presentation format to be postgres-compatible.
> > > that way postgres can import new versions of, or use LIBC versions of,
> > > the BIND functions without having to worry about local modifications to them.
> > Are we sure the Bind library versions are going to be on all the OS's we
> > support?
> no. that's why there should be a copy in the postgres sources, just in case.
> and that's why "./configure" has to learn how to choose whether to use the
> system supplied versions or the internal bootstrapping versions.
Oh, I get it. I am on the same planet now. :-)
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