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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [BUGS] First experiences with Postgresql 7.0

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Rolf Grossmann <grossman(at)securitas(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [BUGS] First experiences with Postgresql 7.0
Date: 2000-02-24 23:04:18
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.21.0002241903370.81087-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > Using -f would work if you hadn't already overloaded it with another
> > meaning; but as you say I don't much want to add line numbers to all
> > the regress test expected outputs.  (That would mean that
> > adding/deleting lines in a test would create many bogus differences
> > further down in its output, which would be a pain in the neck for the
> > initial hand-validation of the changed output.)
> > 
> > So I vote for a switch that suppresses reading psqlrc ...
> > 
> 
> Yes, but are there cases where we would want psqlrc values set?  Should
> we specifically set all the variables ourselves on startup, just
> over-riding what is in psqlrc?

IMHO, the regression tests are based on a snapshot where psql is in a
'default state' ... why would we want psqlrc values set?

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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