Re: Showing parallel status in \df+

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>, Michael Paquier <michael(dot)paquier(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PostgreSQL mailing lists <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Masao Fujii <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Showing parallel status in \df+
Date: 2016-07-13 17:01:55
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Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> On 7/12/16 7:11 PM, Stephen Frost wrote:
>> I'm curious how it's useful and in what way \sf does not accomplish what
>> you use \df+ for.

> One main use is to see multiple related functions next to each other and
> compare their source code. But also because one is used to \df and
> wants to see everything there and not in a different format like \sf.

Well, how about my suggestion of moving source code to a footer?
I had just been experimenting to see how painful that would be, and
it doesn't seem awful --- see attached.

regards, tom lane

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