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Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README pg_dumpaccounts.sh)

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README pg_dumpaccounts.sh)
Date: 2000-11-02 19:30:44
Message-ID: 200011021930.OAA29820@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom, your feelings on this?  Does Lamar's argument change anything?

I agree this is not optimial, and see arguments against its inclusion
even in /contrib.

> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > I think the issue is that we don't want to risk breaking pg_dumpall in a
> > minor release.
> 
> No we don't, but I agree with Peter that pg_dumpall is the place for
> this feature in the long run.  A separate contrib script is not going
> to get maintained.
> 
> What I want to know is why we are adding features at all in a minor
> release.  Especially 24 or so hours before release, when there is
> certainly no time for any testing worthy of the name.  Contrib or no
> contrib, I think this is a bad idea and a bad precedent.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
> 


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