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Re: Prepare and prepare ?

From: Rudy Lippan <rlippan(at)remotelinux(dot)com>
To: David Wheeler <david(at)wheeler(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org, <dbi-dev(at)perl(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Prepare and prepare ?
Date: 2003-02-13 03:32:33
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On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, David Wheeler wrote:

> On Wednesday, February 12, 2003, at 07:42  PM, Rudy Lippan wrote:
> Oh, well we can create a branch for the old version. Bruce, do you have 
> a CVS tag convention that you like to use?
> > As for CPAN, should I go ahead set up a PAUSE account (I need to 
> > anyway)
> > for making the dev release, or do you want to handle making the 
> > releases?
> > (I warn you, though, that I am planing on releasing quite often until I
> > get a release that is stable enough for a production environment ;) )  
> > If
> > the former what would need to be done to get CPAN to pick up my 
> > uploads as
> > part of DBD::Pg?
> Either way. I can give you ownership if you like, but even if I don't 
> you can still upload releases. Let me know your preference.

I will go fill out the PAUSE account form tomorrow morning, & when I do
I will  ask if ownership is required.

> > I signed up for the DBD::Pg project on few days ago, so what 
> > do
> > I need to do to get CVS commit access?
> Tell me your GBorg login name and I'll give it to you.


> > Yes. PostgreSQL's PREPARE wants a list of column types when you call
> > prepare, so as proof of concept I did a (varchar, varchar, varchar...) 
> > for
> > the column types, but that ends up breaking some things (like UPDATE
> > INSERT, and when it checks an operation for castability).
> Tom has made some mumblings about making this easier, but I don't know 
> if anything has been done. But I was under the assumption that if you 
> used "text" for the data types that they would be cast without too much 
> trouble.

Maybe I will go over to PostgreSQL hackers and cause some trouble ;) It is 
a *major* pain.  I looked at PostgreSQL & it looks do-able, just 


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