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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: Ned Lilly <ned(at)greatbridge(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, 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 20:10:07
Message-ID: 200011022010.PAA01888@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I understand everyone's hesitation about adding a new utility this late 
> in the process - and we're happy to be overruled on that (even if it's a 
> discrete piece of code that wouldn't affect anything else...)  I'm not 
> wild about putting it in /contrib, but if that's what everyone wants to 
> do, ok.
> 
> Have we adequately explained the need for this?  Or do people think it's 
> not necessary?
> 
> If it *is* necessary (or at least worthwhile), is it the consensus of 
> the -hackers community that it go in /contrib?

Since it is a never-before-asked-for new feature appearing in a minor
release, and it is probably going away in 7.1, it is lucky to be getting
into /contrib.  :-)

There is a good argument that it shouldn't be in 7.0.3 at all, and we
need the opinion of the hackers group to come to a consensus.

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