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Re: [HACKERS] Improved \df(+) in psql + backward-compatibility

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Improved \df(+) in psql + backward-compatibility
Date: 2005-08-29 12:12:37
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On Monday 29 August 2005 00:33, Tom Lane wrote:
> David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> > On a slightly related note, I've noticed that psql isn't backward
> > compatible.
> We have never expected psql's \d commands to work against older server
> versions, and two months after feature freeze isn't the time to start
> making that happen.

That said, number of folks have looked at this problem and agree it would be 
nice to do, they just haven't formed a consensus on how to do it.  If you 
have a plan for how you would want to approach this in 8.2, feel free to post 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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