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Re: Keywords files

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Keywords files
Date: 2010-12-29 19:27:10
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On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 4:40 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 14:55, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>>> We haven't updated the keywords.cpp file for ages. In fact, so long
>>> ago that the instructions are incorrect.
>>> Recent versions of postgresql installs the list of keywords in
>>> kwlist.h. That requires PostgreSQL 8.4 or later.
>>> How old versions of the PostgreSQL *source* do we accept building
>>> against? Couldn't we just switch to using this include file instead,
>>> thus saying you need 8.4 or later to build? (it should still *run*
>>> against earlier versions just fine..)
>> Iirc, we need 8.3 (or whichever version included pgconninfoparse). I'm
>> fine with moving to using the new include file - iirc, most distros
>> have an 8.4 build now.
> That turned out to be a bit more work than I thought, mainly because
> there were EnterpriseDB and Greenplum keywords included in the pgadmin
> list - which was only documented in one of the two places where they
> occurred :-)
> Anyway, attached is a patch that I believe does this right. If you
> prefer an easier view, see
> Does this look ok?
> It does move the keyword definitions out of the header and into
> keywords.cpp - but they aren't used anywhere.. So in general, I'm
> fairly confident with it...

I don't see any obvious problems.

Dave Page
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