Zdenek Kotala wrote:
> Zdenek Kotala wrote:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Zdenek Kotala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>> By my opinion Datum should be defined in separate file and all 
> >>> headers which use this type should include it. (this is problem on 
> >>> many places with another types). Another question is why ecpg needs it?
> >>
> >> Datum is a type that no frontend code has any business dealing in;
> >> and the same goes for everything in primnodes.h.
> >>
> >> I'd suggest trying to fix ecpg to not depend on backend-only include
> >> files...
> OK the problem now is pg_dump.c. It includes postgres.h :( and it is 
> described there why. It needs it for catalog header files.
>       Any suggestion how to fix it?
> One solution should be put sugar words into separate header and include 
> them directly from catalog/*.h files.

Another idea is to test the FRONTEND macro in the include file to
prevent inclusion of things you don't need.

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