[GRASS5] (no subject)

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Sun Nov 17 19:02:57 EST 2002

On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 02:07:21PM +0000, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Alex Shevlakov wrote:
> > there have been a certain number of messages like
> > this(:(
> > due to the fact that two needed include files are
> > not in one catalog, you have to configure
> > with option
> > --with-postgres-includes='/usr/local/pgsql/include 
> > /usr/local/pgsql/include/internal'.
> I'm becoming more convinced by the day that g.column.pg should have
> the use of VARHDRSZ replaced by the literal constant 4, thereby
> eliminating the dependency upon postgres[_fe].h (which are internal
> headers; you shouldn't need to use them unless you're writing server
> extensions).

If that's the only use of VARHDRSZ, then I think I'd agree with you
about just using the magic number '4'.  It's too bad PostgreSQL
doesn't provide an easier mechanism for getting at the definitions
of tables.

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