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Re: PG 9.0 and standard_conforming_strings

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PG 9.0 and standard_conforming_strings
Date: 2010-01-29 20:50:40
Message-ID: 603c8f071001291250u12d6619fnaaf2456fe9078bae@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
>> With the release of Postgres 9.0, should we consider changing the
>> default for 'standard_conforming_strings'?
>
> I'm inclined to think we're going to have enough problems without that.
> Changing that default will break, approximately speaking, every single
> Postgres client app.  Do you really think more than epsilon of them
> are clean and ready for such a change?

Well, I already had to fix a great many things in my apps to prevent
them from spewing warnings all over creation.  If other people have
done likewise it might not be too bad; OTOH, there's probably not a
huge amount of downside in waiting.

...Robert

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