Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?

From: Robert Treat
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?
Date: ,
Msg-id: 1112647731.26133.225.camel@camel
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In response to: Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane)
Responses: Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Doug McNaught)
Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Alvaro Herrera)
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plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Bruce Momjian, )
 Re: plPHP in core?  (Alvaro Herrera, )
  Re: plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
  Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
        Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
          Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Marco Colombo, )
           Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
          Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
           Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Paul Tillotson, )
            Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
            Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Scott Marlowe, )
             Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Russ Brown, )
     Re: plPHP in core?  (Thomas Hallgren, )
      Re: plPHP in core?  (Joe Conway, )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Hans-Jürgen Schönig, )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Dave Cramer, )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Dave Cramer, )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
        Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Doug McNaught, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Martín Marqués, )
        Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Alvaro Herrera, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
        Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Martín Marqués, )
          Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
     Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
      Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Russell Smith, )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Martijn van Oosterhout, )
        Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robin Ericsson, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Martijn van Oosterhout, )
          Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Robin Ericsson, )
         Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
          Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
           Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (tony, )
            Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
            Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
           Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
            Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
             Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Bruce Momjian, )
       Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
  Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  ("Vishal Kashyap @ [SaiHertz]", )
 Re: plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
  Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Rod Taylor, )
    Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
   Re: [HACKERS] plPHP in core?  (Christopher Kings-Lynne, )
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 psql and mysql  ("YL", )
  Re: psql and mysql  (, )
  Re: psql and mysql  (, )
   Re: psql and mysql  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: psql and mysql  (Christopher Browne, )

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 16:17, Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Treat <> writes:
> > On Monday 04 April 2005 12:01, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Peter has pointed out that the problem of circular dependencies is a
> >> showstopper for integrating plPHP.
>
> > AFAICT Peter's claim is false.  You can install plphp in the order of PHP,
> > PostgreSQL,plPHP  which is the same for all of the other pl's.
>
> This is not an install problem, it is a build problem.  PHP cannot be
> built (except in a stripped-down form) without Postgres already built.
> If we try to build plPHP as part of the Postgres package then we have
> the same problem in the other direction.  We are going to be very
> unloved by packagers if we try to force them to deal with that
> (and remember I work for Red Hat nowadays ... in fact it would be *me*
> having to deal with the fallout from circular build dependencies).
>

If by "stripped down" you mean without postgresql database support then
I'll grant you that, but it is no different than other any other pl
whose parent language requires postgresql to be installed.  If packagers
are able to handle those languages than why can't they do the same with
PHP ?


Robert Treat
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