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Re: [HACKERS] expanded \df+ display broken in beta4

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: Michael Paesold <mpaesold(at)gmx(dot)at>,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] expanded \df+ display broken in beta4
Date: 2005-10-26 00:03:16
Message-ID: 200510260003.j9Q03GQ09494@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> "Michael Paesold" <mpaesold(at)gmx(dot)at> writes:
> > Robert Treat wrote:
> >> ISTM even a GUC to enable/disable would have been better scheme than
> >> what we have now; we are basically leaving no options for those who
> >> found the old behavior useful, while what we had before would at least
> >> let people switch back and forth. 
> 
> > I think Robert is right here and the new behaviour is a step backwards.
> 
> Should we revert the patch for the time being, and take another go at it
> in 8.2?
> 
> Is it practical to have the old behavior for \df (and anything else with
> particularly wide output) while still forcing \x off for \d?

Here is a quick patch, not for application, that makes \df+ honor \x,
but not \df.  Basicaly verbose honors \x, non-verbose does not.  I think
would need renaming of the normal_query variable, and more checking in
the code to make sure we are OK.

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