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Bug found in psql interface

From: Tony Griffiths <griffitt(at)cs(dot)man(dot)ac(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Bug found in psql interface
Date: 2002-07-18 12:14:36
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Short Description
Inconsistency in the way that psql handles long names
Long Description
PostgreSQL version 7.1.3
OS: RedHat Linux 6.2
I compiled this version of postgresql from source, with the NAMEDATALEN 
variable set to 512. All works ok, apart from when I use
the psql interactive terminal, and type:
\d City_setregions_bds_regions_ass_rel
at the command line, where City_setregions_bds_regions_ass_rel is the 
name of a table that exploits the longer names. The terminal reports:
Did not find any relation named "city_setregions_bds_regions_ass_".
It therefore looks like the \d command is not picking up the longer 
NAMEDATALEN at compile time.


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