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Re: drop if exists remainder

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: drop if exists remainder
Date: 2006-03-03 20:40:38
Message-ID: 200603032040.k23KecV10321@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >>>Chris KL said it should be done for all on the grounds of consistency. 
> >>>But I will happily stop right now if that's not the general view - I'm 
> >>>only doing this to complete something I started.
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Well, my use-case was to be able to wrap "pg_dump -c" output in 
> >>begin/commit tags and being able to run and re-run such dumps without 
> >>errors.  Basically I don't like 'acceptable errors' when restoring dumps 
> >>:)  They just confuse newer users especially.
> >>
> >>I also just like consistency :)
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Makes sense.
> >
> >  
> >
> 
> What's the consensus on this? Nobody else has chimed in, so I'm inclined 
> to do no more on the gounds of insufficient demand. Let's decide before 
> too much bitrot occurs, though.

I kind of liked it, but I think I was the only one.

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