Andrew Dunstan escribió:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> >On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 11:03 -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >>Thinking about this some more, ISTM a much better way of
> >>approaching it would be to provide a flag for psql to turn off
> >>the fancy formatting, and have pg_regress use that flag.
> >Well, it might not be a bad idea, but adding a feature just to satisfy
> >the test suite instead of fixing the test suite doesn't feel satisfying.
> >Is there another use case?
> Sure, as Tom noted pg_regress probably won't be the only user. There
> are lots of legacy scripts out there that parse psql output, and it
> should be of use to them.
All scripts I've seen parsing psql output use unaligned, undecorated
mode. I have yet to see one messing with the |'s.
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