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Re: BUG #6216: Calling PQconnectdbParams from C++ with a char**

From: Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel(at)mamane(dot)lu>
To: Craig Ringer <ringerc(at)ringerc(dot)id(dot)au>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6216: Calling PQconnectdbParams from C++ with a char**
Date: 2011-09-21 08:25:17
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ghtOn Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 07:29:23AM +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On 21/09/2011 12:05 AM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>>Bug reference:      6216
>>Logged by:          Lionel Elie Mamane
>>Email address:      lionel(at)mamane(dot)lu

>> In C++, a "char**" value is not convertible to a "const char**"
>> value, (...)

>> This means one cannot call libpq's PQconnectdbParams and friends
>> passing them a "char**" value for keywords and/or values, as these
>> arguments are declared "const char**".

> Lionel: Can I get you to add the patch to the commitfest app?



Topic "performance" is not right, but only value I was allowed to put,
and it wanted a value...

I added my initial patch, and as far as I understand, I have to send
the revised patch to the list before I can register it at the
commitfest. So here is my revised patch, that uses "const char *const * "
like elsewhere in the same file instead of "char const* const*".


Attachment: 6216_constpp_v2.patch
Description: text/x-diff (3.6 KB)

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