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Re: Query tool greyed out

From: Erwin Brandstetter <a9006241(at)unet(dot)univie(dot)ac(dot)at>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query tool greyed out
Date: 2007-09-17 16:29:37
Message-ID: 46EEAB71.9030903@unet.univie.ac.at (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
> Erwin Brandstetter wrote:
> In a future release we could default to database "postgres" for global
> objects, which is there for purposes like this one, isn't it?
> It would be convenient to to open the SQL window directly from a role.
> As long as we work on global objects like roles, the database does not
> make a difference.
>
> Of course, database "postgres" could be absent (pg versions < 7.4 or
> dropped for some reason). We could further default to template1, but I
> would rather warn the user that database "postgres" is missing and not
> open the SQL window. We want to avoid trash in the template. And there
> might be some potential for users to overlook what database they are
> connected to, even if it is displayed clearly enough.
> Still, I would definitely like the feature.
>   
>
> It would have to be the maintenance DB, but I'm not convinced that would
> be overly obvious to the user. Conversely I'm not convinced it wouldn't
> either now we have the database selector on the query tool, so if you
> want to work up a patch...
>
> /D
>   

Of course, the maintenance DB!
I am afraid you won't be seeing C++ patches from me any time soon. But 
who can tell the future?

Regards
Erwin

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