Greg Sabino Mullane said:
>> Other languages don't require PG to be installed in order to compile
>> them. For example, you can build Perl (with no Postgres on the
>> system), build Postgres and then build DBD::Pg as a completely
>> separate step.
> Just so we are all on the same sheet of music, DBD::Pg is a completely
> different animal from Pl/Perl
I think everybody gets that.
> and really has nothing to do with the
> discussion of adding Pl/PHP to the core.
It's relevant because it's the *client* side support in PHP that creates a
build dependency of PHP on Postgres. As was being pointed out above, Perl
doesn't suffer from this defect.