On 6/15/16 9:04 AM, Merlin Moncure wrote:
We could stand to be more explicit here.  The docs for version()
>> > indicated
>> > the server_version_num should be used for "machine processing".

On a somewhat related note, any objection to adding server_version_num to pg_config? It's common to need to know what version you're handling in a Makefile, and today that's pretty ugly (especially when something is stamped as beta, since it breaks assumptions about numeric).
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