Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?

From: Andrew Dunstan
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?
Date: ,
Msg-id: 4379.24.211.165.134.1112690657.squirrel@www.dunslane.net
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       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
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        Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
          Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Greg Stark, )
          Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Thomas Hallgren, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Hans-Jürgen Schönig, )
      Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
   Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Dave Cramer, )
    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
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    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
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   Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
      Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
        Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Doug McNaught, )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Greg Sabino Mullane", )
          Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Andrew Dunstan", )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Martín Marqués, )
        Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Alvaro Herrera, )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Robert Treat, )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Greg Stark, )
      Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Andrew Dunstan, )
       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
        Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Martín Marqués, )
          Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Tom Lane, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
      Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Russell Smith, )
       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Martijn van Oosterhout, )
       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
  Re: plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: plPHP in core?  ("Vishal Kashyap @ [SaiHertz]", )
 Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
  Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
   Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
      Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
        Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
 Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Joe Conway, )
 Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
  Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
   Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Rod Taylor, )
    Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Peter Eisentraut, )
     Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
   Re: [GENERAL] plPHP in core?  (Christopher Kings-Lynne, )

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.

cheers

andrew





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