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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