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Re: packaging Postgres binary dump files

On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 02:47:39PM +0100, Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 12:20:38PM +0200, Paul Wise wrote:
> > It is also impossible to patch the binary format unlike SQL.
> Interesting. For the first time, I've realised there can be a clash between
> "preferred form for modification" and "preferred form for use".

I mean, not really, right?

If I want to use a .so, I want the ELF, but I want to modify it in C

This just means we ship the prefered form for use (this binary kruft)
but ship the preferred form for modification in the source.


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