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Re: Unicode UTF-8 table formatting for psql text output

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Roger Leigh <rleigh(at)codelibre(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "Brad T(dot) Sliger" <brad(at)sliger(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Roger Leigh <rleigh(at)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Unicode UTF-8 table formatting for psql text output
Date: 2009-09-30 15:03:05
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>
>
> Roger Leigh wrote:
>> Here we just force the locale to C.  This does have the disadvantage
>> that --no-locale is made redundant, and any tests which are dependent
>> upon locale (if any?) will be run in the C locale.
>>
>>
>>   
>
> That is not a solution. We have not that long ago gone to some lengths 
> to provide for buildfarm testing in various locales. We're not going 
> to undo that.
>
>

Thinking about this some more, ISTM a much better way of approaching it 
would be to provide a flag for psql to turn off the fancy formatting, 
and have pg_regress use that flag.

cheers

andrew

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