Tom Lane writes:
> I said:
> > I think the wisest course may be to revert to the 7.1 \connect behavior
> There is another possibility, which is to migrate to the new behavior
> over time. I like having pg_dump quote the names in \connect, because
> that gives us a shot at working with names that have embedded spaces.
> We could leave pg_dump as it stands in CVS tip, and modify psql to
> work as follows:
> 1. Quoted names in \connect are taken as quoted identifiers.
> 2. Unquoted names are taken literally (not downcased).
> Point 2 would allow forwards compatibility of existing dump files,
> while point 1 makes the new pg_dump behavior work. After a release
> or two we could migrate to regular SQL-identifier handling in \connect.
Fine with me.
Peter Eisentraut peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
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