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Re: [BUGS] Fwd: Bug#308535: postgresql-client: [psql] manual

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: Martin Pitt <mpitt(at)debian(dot)org>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [BUGS] Fwd: Bug#308535: postgresql-client: [psql] manual
Date: 2005-05-29 03:33:39
Message-ID: 200505290333.j4T3XdZ22666@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> 
> > 	It is also convenient to have a ~/.pgpass file to avoid regularly having
> > 	to type in passwords. See Section 27.12 for more information.
> 
> > Is that sufficient?
> 
> It responds to the immediate complaint, but I was thinking that we ought
> to add links to the relevant pages of the libpq docs in the "See Also"
> parts of all of the client-application reference pages.  If the links
> read like "Client Environment Variables", "Client Password File", etc
> then it seems to me this would let us remove the rather incomplete
> information that is in the individual reference pages today.

Right, done for environment variables, and attached.  PGPASSORD mentions
.pgpass so I think we are done.

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