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/*
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Build like any other contrib. I.e. either:
 - untar in contrib folder of postgres source tree and do "make", "make install"
or
 - untar somewhere and do "USE_PGXS=1 make", "USE_PGXS=1 make install"

Currently only supports PostgreSQL 9.0 alpha.

Joe Conway
mail@joeconway.com