Hannu Krosing <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> Sven Suursoho wrote:
>>> As for testing in actual pl/python build environment, we had objections 
>>> from 
>>> leading postgresql Tom Lane that even if we do test it at build time, 
>>> a determined DBA may substitute a buggy python.so later and still crash her 
>>> DB instance.

The above is a straw-man depiction of my point.  What I said was that just
because python is up-to-date on the system where plpython is *compiled*
does not mean it'll be up-to-date on the system where plpython is *used*.
With the increasing popularity of prebuilt packages (rpm, deb, etc),
I think it's folly to use a build-time check for this.

                        regards, tom lane

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