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Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Instead of trying (and failing) to allow <<label>> at the end of

From: Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Instead of trying (and failing) to allow <<label>> at the end of
Date: 2010-03-03 06:07:11
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On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 1:00 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
>> On Tue, Mar 02, 2010 at 11:02:54PM -0500, Jaime Casanova wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:53 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)postgresql(dot)org> wrote:
>>>> Instead of trying (and failing) to allow <<label>> at the end of a DECLARE
>>>> section, throw an error message saying explicitly that the label must go
>>>> before DECLARE.
>>>
>>> with the docs saying another thing, this couldn't be considered as a
>>> bug fix and therefore backpatchable
>
>> +1 for back-patching.
>
> No, I intentionally didn't back-patch that.  The only benefit of the
> change is throwing a useful error message for questionable syntax.

then, maybe a fix in the docs of back branches? OTOH, anyone that
already had the docs downloaded will not benefit of that, but that is
just as fair as if you don't update the server you don't get the last
fixes ;)

-- 
Atentamente,
Jaime Casanova
Soporte y capacitación de PostgreSQL
Asesoría y desarrollo de sistemas
Guayaquil - Ecuador
Cel. +59387171157

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