On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >Yes, please. Please, please do not force all users to accept new
> >features in "stable" trees.
> What if the feature does break compatibility with old features?
> What if it is "truly" a new feature?
> One example would be that we are considering reworking
> pg_dump/restore a bit to support batch uploads and interactive mode.
> It would not break compatibility with anything but would
> greatly enhance one's ability to actually backup and restore
> large volume sets.
for stuff like this, why not just break off a gborg project for it,
seperate from the distros? We could pull in the changes as beta starts on
a dev cycle, but then pg_dump/pg_restore could be maintained on its own
release cycle, and you could easily get 'back features' in like this ...
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