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Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible
Date: 2005-08-30 23:33:55
Message-ID: 200508301633.55836.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Tom,

> They've been broken on a fairly regular basis in past releases.
> Certainly 7.3 broke every single one because of the addition of
> schema syntax ...

Yeah, and we warned people about it, as I recall.   Also, we had about 25x 
less users then.   I think we should put something in the release notes:

WARNING: 8.1's "psql" is not completely backwards-compatible with previous 
versions of PostgreSQL.

--Josh

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