Amit Kapila <> writes:
> Is there any specific reason why adding PGDLLIMPORT for exporting
> const variables is not good, when we are already doing for other variables
> like InterruptHoldoffCount, CritSectionCount?

> On searching in code, I found that for few const variables we do
> extern PGDLLIMPORT. For example:
> extern PGDLLIMPORT const int NumScanKeywords;

OK, that one is a direct counterexample to my worry.

I'm still unconvinced that having a contrib module checking stuff based
on the size of a struct it's not supposed to access represents a sane
division of responsibilities; but let's fix the build problem now and
then Robert can contemplate that question at his leisure.

                        regards, tom lane

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