Heikki Linnakangas <hlinn...@iki.fi> writes: > It's worth noting that now that libpq constructs the command line to > execute "postgres --child= -D <datadir>", we'll be stuck with that set > of arguments forever, because libpq needs to be able to talk to > different versions. Or at least we'd need to teach libpq to check the > version of binary and act accordingly, if we change that syntax. That's > probably OK, I don't feel any pressure to change those command line > arguments anyway.
Yeah. The -D syntax seems safe enough from here. One thing that's on my to-do list for this patch is to add a -v switch to set the protocol version, so that we don't need to assume that libpq and backend have the same default protocol version. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers