On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
> On lör, 2011-01-01 at 17:21 -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
>> > I don't see anything wrong with having 20 or 30 messages of variants of
>> > "foo cannot be used on bar"
>> > without placeholders.
>> Well, that's OK with me. It seems a little grotty, but manageably so.
>> 1. Should we try to include the name of the object? If so, how?
> Hmm. There is a bit of a difference in my mind between, say,
> constraints cannot be used on sequences
> constraint "foo" cannot be used on sequence "bar"
> the latter leaving open the question whether some other combination
> might work.
Yeah, that's no good. Maybe there's a good way to clear things up
with an errdetail(), though I'm having a hard time thinking how to
ERROR: sequence "%s" does not support the requested operation
DETAIL: Constraints are not supported on sequences.
ERROR: constraints are not supported on sequences
DETAIL: "%s" is a sequence.
ERROR: "%s" is a sequence
DETAIL: Constraints and sequences are like water and oil, dude.
>> 2. Can we have a variant with an SQL-command-fragment parameter?
>> %s cannot be used on views
>> where %s might be CLUSTER, DROP COLUMN, etc.
> That's OK; we do that in several other places.
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