AX_CHECK_PGSQL_DB([DB], [USER], [HOST], [PASSWORD], [ACTION_IF_FAILED], [ACTION_IF_OK])
This macro checks wether we can connect to a PostgreSQL server with the given data. The macro AX_PROG_PGCLIENT is required by this one. The variable $pgclient_call is set for later use in Makefiles, if you’d like to make use of this, you must do
after having called AX_CHECK_PGSQL_DB. You can then do something like the following in your Makefile.am:
@pgclient_call@ -f file.sql
If you want the user to set the data, you should support something like these configure options:
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-host, [ --with-pgsql-host=HOST server is running on HOST @<:@local socket@:>@], [pg_host=$withval], [pg_host=])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-db, [ --with-pgsql-db=DATABASE use DATABASE @<:@tarantoola@:>@], [pg_db=$withval], [pg_db=tarantoola])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-user, [ --with-pgsql-user=USER use USER @<:@postgres@:>@], [pg_user=$withval], [pg_user=postgres])
AC_ARG_WITH(pgsql-password, [ --with-pgsql-password=PASSWORD use PASSWORD @<:@none@:>@], [pg_password=$withval], [pg_password=""])
You can then call the macro like this:
AX_CHECK_PGSQL_DB([$pg_db], [$pg_user], [$pg_host], [$pg_password], [AC_MSG_ERROR([We need a database connection!])])
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