On Thursday 28 April 2011 19:21:39 John Payne wrote:
> Thank you both very much for your help; that was the problem. Stupid of me
> (the answer came to me in the shower this morning as well). If anyone out
> there in the developer community is listening, may I respectfully suggest
> that PSQL's behavior --- to return nothing when Enter is hit - is
> pathological. It would be so simple to return a message like "Waiting for
> the end of the statement." and it would save novices like me a lot of very
> unhappy hours.
If you enter a line in psql without a final ; and then hit Enter, you should
notice that the prompt changes from a => to a ->. There's your "Waiting for
the end of the statement" message.
Your suggestion is, frankly said, ridiculous.
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