On 2016-08-29 11:41:00 +0800, Craig Ringer wrote: > On 29 August 2016 at 02:52, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > > "Regina Obe" <l...@pcorp.us> writes: > >> The routine in PostGIS to parse out the version number from pg_config is > >> breaking in the 10 cycle > > > > TBH, I wonder why you are doing that in the first place; it does not > > seem like the most reliable source of version information. If you > > need to do compile-time tests, PG_CATALOG_VERSION is considered the > > best thing to look at, or VERSION_NUM in Makefiles. > > This is my cue to pop up and say that if you're looking at the startup > message you have to use the version string, despite it not being the > most reliable source of information, because we don't send > server_version_num ;) > > Patch attached. Yes, I know PostGIS doesn't use it, but it makes no > sense to tell people not to parse the server version out in some > situations then force them to in others.
If they're using pg_config atm, that seems unlikely to be related. That sounds more like a build time issue - there won't be a running server. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers