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Re: [GENERAL] Temporary tables and miscellaneous schemas

From: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org>, <btober(at)seaworthysys(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Temporary tables and miscellaneous schemas
Date: 2003-12-21 09:48:48
Message-ID: 20031221174812.G2179-100000@houston.familyhealth.com.au (view raw or flat)
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> I think the original complaint was misguided and we should not do
> anything about it.  IIRC the complaint amounted to "I have hundreds of
> schemas and it annoys me that \dn shows them all".  How is this
> different from putting hundreds of tables into one schema and then being
> annoyed because \dt shows them all?  We have other mechanisms available
> for making \dn selective (ie, you can use a name pattern).  If \dn is
> restricted to showing only schemas in your search path, it will become
> useless.

I completely agree.  It's like saying that \l should only show databases
you are currently connected to...

Chris


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