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Re: bug report

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Stephane Paquin" <selt(at)philosophiebleue(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: bug report
Date: 2003-01-02 20:38:33
Message-ID: 3702.1041539913@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Stephane Paquin" <selt(at)philosophiebleue(dot)com> writes:
> There appears to be a tolower(str) expression ran against the content of the
> connection string in the Pg::connectdb module.

The source code appears to believe this is a feature.  Pg.pm documents it:

When opening a connection a given database name is always converted to 
lower-case, unless it is surrounded by double quotes.

I'd call it a misfeature myself, but it's probably too late to change.

			regards, tom lane

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