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Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Subject: Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible
Date: 2005-08-30 22:56:37
Message-ID: 25480.1125442597@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> This isn't a bug, it's a feature request.  We've never had backwards
>> compatibility of psql backslash commands.

> In the past, most of these usually worked.

They've been broken on a fairly regular basis in past releases.
Certainly 7.3 broke every single one because of the addition of
schema syntax ...

			regards, tom lane

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