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Re: BUG #5488: pg_dump does not quote column names -> pg_restore may fail when upgrading

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Hartmut Goebel <h(dot)goebel(at)goebel-consult(dot)de>, Dimitri Fontaine <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Kevin Grittner <kevin(dot)grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #5488: pg_dump does not quote column names -> pg_restore may fail when upgrading
Date: 2010-06-10 14:46:40
Message-ID: 16307.1276181200@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> writes:
> Erm, I don't know that we deal with function-body problems today, even
> when using the newer version of pg_dump, do we?

Right, any forward-compatibility problems arising inside functions
are strictly the user's to deal with, and always have been.

So Stefan's point is that we could get from maybe an 80% fix to maybe
a 90% fix, after expending quite a bit of trouble.  Not clear it's
worth it.

			regards, tom lane

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