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Re: Patch to psql to allow SEARCH_PATH to be set from env

From: Scott Goodwin <scott(at)scottg(dot)net>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch to psql to allow SEARCH_PATH to be set from env
Date: 2004-02-10 16:38:16
Message-ID: 868B0005-5BE7-11D8-91F4-000A95A0910A@scottg.net (view raw or flat)
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On Feb 10, 2004, at 9:51 AM, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

> I have the feeling it wouldn't have been accepted because it was kind 
> of 'arbitrary'.  It's generally a good idea to ask the -hackers list 
> first if a patch is worth writing before actually writing it ;)

Ah well, it was worth the experience.

On Feb 10, 2004, at 10:30 AM, Tom Lane wrote:

> But I'm not eager to support environment variables for things that can
> be set those ways.  There are a heck of a lot of SET variables --- 
> would
> we want an env var for each one?

I agree; simpler is better and there's already a simple way to do it. 
The environment's polluted enough as it is.

thanks,


/s.


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