Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
> On 4 August 2016 at 12:45, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
>> Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
>>> Well, this seems like a good time to make server_version_num GUC_REPORT
>>> as well...
>> To what end? Existing versions of libpq wouldn't know about it, and new
>> versions of libpq couldn't rely on it to get reported by older servers,
>> so it'd still be the path of least resistance to examine server_version.
> Because it's really silly that we don't,
Sorry, but I don't buy that. I think sending both server_version and
server_version_num would be silly, and we're certainly not going to stop
regards, tom lane
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