[postgis-devel] Is it possible to get rid of platform specific lwpostgis.sql files?

Tom Lane tgl at sss.pgh.pa.us
Fri Sep 7 20:20:43 PDT 2007

Stephen Frost <sfrost at snowman.net> writes:
> I understand there's going to be some heartache over that wrt backwards
> compatibility.  Perhaps it would have been better phrased as 'at least
> not make it difficult for people to do if they want to'.  It will depend
> on what syntax is settled upon for 8.3 though, of course.  I'm guessing
> it'll be part of the CREATE FUNCTION syntax (that makes the most sense
> to me anyway) and that'd mean we'd need a way to generate that syntax
> for lwpostgis.sql, for those who desire it.

The syntax is a done deal: "SET guc_variable = value" in CREATE or ALTER
FUNCTION.  There's still a bit of argument about how SET LOCAL ought to

			regards, tom lane

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