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Re: pg_dump new -n flag

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu (Thomas G(dot) Lockhart)
Cc: hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump new -n flag
Date: 1998-10-05 00:39:27
Message-ID: 199810050039.UAA29184@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > Did you update the man pages or docs?  I don't see the man page 
> > changed. Do you want me to do it?
> 
> Funny you should ask...
> 
> I'm just in the process of converting all of the "utilities" man pages
> to sgml. For this release, we should keep the man pages as-is, but we
> will have equivalent info in hardcopy and html.

Good.

> So, I haven't updated the man page yet, but I'll do that. I did update
> the usage printout from pg_dump itself.

I saw that.

> And, can we be sure to update both sgml and man pages from here to
> release to keep them in sync? I should be able to commit most sgml
> sources for the utilities this evening; on my list of "must-haves" just
> pg_dump, pg_dumpall, and vacuum are left to do.

Yes.  Good idea.  Just one question.  Are we sure we have all the man
page sync with the sgml?  I remember Tom Lane saying there was some
stuff missing from the sgml.


> btw, is "-n" an acceptable choice for the flag? I'd be happy with
> anything, but decided that "-q" probably shouldn't be used since many
> programs use it to mean "quiet". So -n for "No quotes" is what I chose
> instead...

Seems good.

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