Re: PG 13 release notes, first draft

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jonathan S(dot) Katz" <jkatz(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Masahiko Sawada <masahiko(dot)sawada(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PG 13 release notes, first draft
Date: 2020-09-15 17:05:59
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"Jonathan S. Katz" <jkatz(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> On 9/15/20 12:05 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Ah. OK, we can certainly extend it to mention that. How about
>> (not bothering with markup yet)
>> Remove support for upgrading unpackaged (pre-9.1) extensions (Tom Lane)
>> +
>> +The FROM option of CREATE EXTENSION is no longer supported.

> +1.

> With that in place, I'm more ambivalent to whether or not it's mentioned
> in the incompatibilities section as well, though would lean towards
> having a mention of it there as it technically is one. But I don't feel
> too strongly about it.

After thinking a bit, I'm inclined to agree that we should move it
to "Incompatibilities". It is a core server change (third-party
extensions don't have a choice to opt out, as per postgis' issue),
and even if it's trivial, we have some even-more-trivial issues
listed there, like command tag changes.

regards, tom lane

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