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ax_lib_postgresql

Synopsis

   AX_LIB_POSTGRESQL([MINIMUM-VERSION],[ACTION-IF-FOUND],[ACTION-IF-NOT-FOUND])

Description

This macro provides tests of availability of PostgreSQL ’libpq’ library of particular version or newer.

AX_LIB_POSTGRESQL macro takes only one argument which is optional. If there is no required version passed, then macro does not run version test.

The –with-postgresql option takes one of three possible values:

no - do not check for PostgreSQL client library

yes - do check for PostgreSQL library in standard locations (pg_config should be in the PATH)

path - complete path to pg_config utility, use this option if pg_config can’t be found in the PATH (You could set also PG_CONFIG variable)

This macro calls:

  AC_SUBST(POSTGRESQL_CPPFLAGS)
  AC_SUBST(POSTGRESQL_LDFLAGS)
  AC_SUBST(POSTGRESQL_LIBS)
  AC_SUBST(POSTGRESQL_VERSION)

And sets:

  HAVE_POSTGRESQL

It execute if found ACTION-IF-FOUND (empty by default) and ACTION-IF-NOT-FOUND (AC_MSG_FAILURE by default) if not found.

Source Code

Download the latest version of ax_lib_postgresql.m4 or browse the macro’s revision history.

License

Copyright © 2008 Mateusz Loskot mateusz@loskot.net
Copyright © 2014 Sree Harsha Totakura sreeharsha@totakura.in
Copyright © 2018 Bastien Roucaries rouca@debian.org

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