Alvaro Herrera <> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> So when I removed the miscadmin.h include, I found out that pg_ctl is
>> also relying on PG_BACKEND_VERSIONSTR from that file.
>> There are at least three things we could do here:
>> 1. Give this up as not worth this much trouble.
>> 2. Move PG_BACKEND_VERSIONSTR into pg_config.h to go along with the
>> other version-related macros.

> pg_config.h sounds like a decent enough solution.  It's a bit strange
> this hasn't come up before, given that that symbol is used more in
> frontend environ than backend.

Right at the moment, what I've done is to stick it into port.h beside
the declaration of find_other_exec, since the existing uses are all
as parameters of find_other_exec[_or_die].  But maybe that's a bit too

                        regards, tom lane

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