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Re: Doing psql's lexing with flex

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Doing psql's lexing with flex
Date: 2004-02-18 15:14:04
Message-ID: 4033813C.3030207@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
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>>Am I missing something, or is dollar quoting not in this patch?
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>It is not.  If we go this way, then we'd add essentially identical
>flex patches to backend and psql to implement dollar quoting (plus
>perhaps a few more lines in psql to support signaling dollar quoting
>in the prompt, but that's pretty trivial).  My intent with the given
>patch was just to replicate existing functionality with flex.
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OK.

I vote for applying this ASAP, then, so we can get on with the dollar 
quoting work.

I think we should put big warning signs on both the backend's and psql's 
.l files saying they must be kept in sync.

cheers

andrew



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