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Re: [BUGS] Bug #718: request for improvement of /? to show

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmx(dot)net>,Harald Armin Massa <ghum(at)gmx(dot)net>,PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [BUGS] Bug #718: request for improvement of /? to show
Date: 2002-12-13 20:40:32
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Bruce Momjian writes:
> > OK, I have created an "I/O  Redirection" section and moved \i and \o
> > into there.  I didn't think \s (history) belonged there.  I also
> > couldn't see \copy as I/O redirection.  (It is a shotgun wedding,
> > though.)
> How about just "Input/Output" without any redirection?

Good idea.

> And also put the things in each group in some sensible order.

Oh, you like them alphabetical within sections --- done.

> And I think that a two-space indent would look better.  Possibly because
> it is consistent with other help output.


> Take a look at psql --help.  It has much of this already done.

New output attached.  Change applied.

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