[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-sql-checkins] sql/src/backends/monet4 sql_server.mx, , 1.169, 1.170

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Sat Jul 14 10:03:32 CEST 2007


On 14-07-2007 09:43:49 +0200, Niels Nes wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 14, 2007 at 09:08:55AM +0200, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> > Ok, before we start changing these things back and forth:
> > 
> > Anyone else who has an opinion on how M4 (server), M5 (server), SQL4, SQL5,
> > XQuery(4) should reveal their version numbers at startup-/module-loading
> > time, and whether the differences between M4 & M5 should/need to be
> > increased by having different/non-aligned/"inconsistend" welcome messages?

Face it.  The architecture is inconsistent.  In M4 your "on port "
message was sort of correct and useful, while on M5 this is
incorrect/irrelevant.

> I'd prefer consistend version output, thats better for scripts testing 
> version numbers.

Scripts that parse commentary lines are doomed to fail.





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