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Re: BUG #4040: psql should provide option to not prompt for password

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Mika Fischer <mf+ubuntu(at)zoopnet(dot)de>
Subject: Re: BUG #4040: psql should provide option to not prompt for password
Date: 2008-05-08 00:28:23
Message-ID: 200805080028.m480SNE04970@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > BTW while reading the psql manpage I noticed this statement:
> 
> >        A popular application of this facility is to refer to  the  last
> >        inserted OID in subsequent statements to build a foreign key
> >        scenario.
> 
> > (This refers to :foo interpolation.)  Talking about popular application
> > of OIDs in FKs seems so 90's.  Should we remove that phrase?
> 
> Yeah, probably; it's been a very long time since that was considered
> a good way to do things.  Can you think of some other example to replace
> that with?

I have removed the mention of OID usage with the attached patch.

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