On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Ned Lilly wrote:
> > > We recognize this is a temporary hack - and fully expect it to go away
> > > in 7.1 We actually think that the final solution might be more
> > > appropriate in pg_dump itself than pg_dumpall, but that's obviously a
> > > much more breakable proposition (hence the separate utility).
> > Okay, because of this paragraph, and this one only, I will agree with Tom
> > (and I believe Bruce) that this should be removed. If, as Peter states,
> > this could be put into pg_dump in 5 lines, and as you say, it is a
> > temporary hack, then more appropriate would be to put a link off of the
> > web site and *not* put it into the source distribution ...
> > I like what it does, since I can relate to the need to dump user/group
> > info seperate from everything else, but if a permanent fix is as doable as
> > Peter states, putting a temporary one, especially into a minor release,
> > makes little to no sense ...
> > My vote is to please remove it from the source tree ...
> > > If it *is* necessary (or at least worthwhile), is it the consensus of
> > > the -hackers community that it go in /contrib?
> > Altho this is going to force me to agree with Tom concerning Karel's
> > patch, it should not be added to the 7.0.x branch *at all* ... 7.0.x is a
> > *patch* release, new features are for 7.1 and 7.1 only ...
> OK, we have votes from Lamar, Ned, Jan, and someone else to keep it in
> /contrib, votes from Marc and Tom to remove it completely.
> Other votes?
> It will not be mentioned in the release notes.
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