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Re: BUG #3059: psql to 'postgres' shortcut

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Phil Frost <phil(at)macprofessionals(dot)com>,Raymond Naseef <raymondnaseef(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #3059: psql to 'postgres' shortcut
Date: 2007-04-30 10:26:11
Message-ID: 20070430102611.GB13100@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 02:08:38PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 09:06:17AM -0500, Phil Frost wrote:
> > > Hrm...I haven't used windows for a while now, but isn't there an  
> > > option on all shortcuts to command-line programs to make the shell  
> > > pause on exit? It is something like, right click on shortcut, select  
> > > 'properties', uncheck 'close shell on exit'. It would seem this would  
> > > solve the problem of not being able to see errors, while also not  
> > > adding a pause for programs which execute psql.bat directly.
> > 
> > Yes, that is exactly the point -it would be very annoying in all other
> > cases, as Bruce pointed out.
> > 
> > I guess another option would be to add a commandline option to psql to
> > pause on error, but I don't think that's going to fly ;-)
> 
> Notice EXIT_BADCONN.  So, what if we call psql from a batch file, and
> check for a '2' exit status, and then issue a pause for only that case?

I have applied a fix for the 8.3 pginstaller that does just this. Will be
in the next snapshot/release.

//Magnus


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