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Re: [PATCH] Magic block for modules

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Magic block for modules
Date: 2006-06-01 11:46:56
Message-ID: 200606010746.56867.xzilla@users.sourceforge.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wednesday 31 May 2006 13:24, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 11:14:27AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Is it worth adding a module name to the magic block, or should we just
> > leave well enough alone?  It's certainly not something foreseen as part
> > of the purpose of that block.  In the absence of some fairly concrete
> > ideas what to do with it, I'm probably going to vote keep-it-simple.
>
> I actually considered it while writing the patch but decided against
> given the general tendancy against putting extra info into the modules
> in general...
>
> Personally I think it's a good idea, except: where is this info going
> to be displayed or used?
>

Marko's suggestion on producing a list of installed modules comes to mind, and 
I suspect tools like pgadmin or ppa will want to be able to show this 
information. 

-- 
Robert Treat
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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