> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: 19 July 2006 15:20
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: Hiroshi Saito; Thomas Bley; pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] password is no required, 
> authentication is overridden
> >From: http://www.pgadmin.org/docs/1.4/connect.html
> >
> >If you select "store password", pgAdmin stores passwords you enter in
> >the ~/.pgpass file under *nix or 
> %APPDATA%\postgresql\pgpass.conf under
> >Win32 for later reuse. For details, see pgpass 
> documentation. It will be
> >used for all libpq based tools. If you want the password removed, you
> >can select the server's properties and uncheck the selection 
> any time.
> >
> >  
> >
> OK, although I am not sure I think that is sensible - it is at least 
> documented. Does the dialog box also carry similar info?

It has a Help button that takes you straight to that doc page.

> >We have no sensible way of determining whether or not the 
> libpq we are
> >running with supports PGPASSFILE.
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> Well, this answer is better. The lack of an API to tell you 
> the library 
> version is possibly worrying, though.

Indeed. The issue has been raised a few times in the past but for
reasons I forget, such an API has never been added :-(

I'd be happy with:

int PQmajorVer()
int PQminorVer()

Or something similar. It would also be handy to have something like

Regards, Dave.

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