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Re: libpq and referencing data type OIDs

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Marvin Bellamy <marvin(dot)bellamy(at)innovision(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq and referencing data type OIDs
Date: 2005-04-05 03:39:33
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On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 03:58:12PM -0500, Marvin Bellamy wrote:
> I want to use postgres' datatype OID definitions and not use the literal 
> Oid int values (I'm feeding them into PQexecParams()).  But, it looks 
> like these values are defined in a header not included by libpq-fe.h.  
> When I try importing catalog/pg_type.h, I get a slew of missing data 
> type errors.  So, what's the appropriate way to reference OID data types?

Including postgres.h before catalog/pg_type.h should work.  I'm not
sure how appropriate it is for clients to include backend headers,
but it's worked when I've done it.

Michael Fuhr

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