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Re: pgsql: Replace pgindent shell script with Perl script. Update perltidy

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Replace pgindent shell script with Perl script. Update perltidy
Date: 2012-08-05 03:26:51
Message-ID: 20120805032651.GF29773@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Aug  4, 2012 at 05:55:51PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> > On 08/04/2012 03:40 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> I'm not sure if we have any project policy for minimum required Perl
> >> version, but I've not found that any of our other Perl scripts don't
> >> work with 5.8.
> 
> > Well, It's at least in 5.10.1 which dates from 3 years ago. I suspect 
> > it's probably in 5.10.0 which dates from about 5 years ago. I guess this 
> > is the danger of developing on modern systems :-) How old is the 
> > compiler you use for everyday work?
> 
> I intentionally use oldest-supported-versions of tools on my HPPA box,
> to keep us honest on that front.  It's running gcc 2.95.3, since you
> asked, but that's not too relevant to the immediate question: what do
> we consider our oldest supported version of Perl?  If we decide it's
> not 5.8, I'll reinstall that ... but allowing \h seems a pretty lame
> excuse for ratcheting up a whole major release series.

Tom, please make whatever changes you wish so it works for you.  There
is no reason pgindent should cause a newer Perl to be required.

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