Re: Quieting the copyright/startup message...

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Sean Chittenden <chitt(at)speakeasy(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Quieting the copyright/startup message...
Date: 2004-10-05 00:32:00
Message-ID: 1096936320.9148.18.camel@localhost.localdomain
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On Mon, 2004-10-04 at 17:33, Sean Chittenden wrote:
> After seeing the "Welcome to psql 8.0.0beta3, the PostgreSQL
> interactive terminal." message, I finally got irritated enough at it to
> try and figure out how to silence it without using the -q option to
> psql(1).

I think the second hunk (arranging to read ~/.psqlrc before emitting the
copyright message) is all that's necessary:

[neilc:/home/neilc/pgsql]% cvs diff
Index: src/bin/psql/startup.c
===================================================================
RCS file:
/home/neilc/private-cvsroot/pgsql-server/src/bin/psql/startup.c,v
retrieving revision 1.101
diff -c -r1.101 startup.c
*** src/bin/psql/startup.c 27 Sep 2004 19:16:02 -0000 1.101
--- src/bin/psql/startup.c 5 Oct 2004 00:29:47 -0000
***************
*** 280,285 ****
--- 280,288 ----
*/
else
{
+ if (!options.no_psqlrc)
+ process_psqlrc(argv[0]);
+
if (!QUIET() && !pset.notty)
{
printf(gettext("Welcome to %s %s, the PostgreSQL
interactive terminal.\n\n"
***************
*** 302,309 ****
SetVariable(pset.vars, "PROMPT2", DEFAULT_PROMPT2);
SetVariable(pset.vars, "PROMPT3", DEFAULT_PROMPT3);

- if (!options.no_psqlrc)
- process_psqlrc(argv[0]);
if (!pset.notty)
initializeInput(options.no_readline ? 0 : 1);
if (options.action_string) /* -f - was used
*/
--- 305,310 ----
[neilc:/home/neilc/pgsql]% cat ~/.psqlrc
\set QUIET on

[neilc:/home/neilc/pgsql]% psql
neilc=#

I'll apply the second hunk to CVS later today.

-Neil

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