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Re: Finding the pqlib version

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Christoph Zwerschke" <cito(at)online(dot)de>
Subject: Re: Finding the pqlib version
Date: 2006-02-21 23:17:45
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"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net> writes:
>> As I said previously, pg_config really belongs together with 
>> the include files and the link libraries. 

> But what about things like pg_config --bindir, pg_config --version,
> pg_config --sharedir etc - they are definitly usable even if you're not
> developing C language server extensions, aren't they?

Yes.  pg_config started as strictly support for add-on makefiles but
it's evolved into something more than that.  I'd vote for just dropping
it into the base package.

(Memo to self: should probably rearrange the Red Hat RPMs likewise.)

			regards, tom lane

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