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Re: Minor doc bug in 8.1.4

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Quinn Weaver <quinn(at)funkspiel(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Minor doc bug in 8.1.4
Date: 2006-10-11 23:02:01
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Thanks, text updated to:

	# Refer to the "Client Authentication" section in the
	# PostgreSQL documentation for a complete description
	# of this file.  A short synopsis follows.


Quinn Weaver wrote:
> Hi,
> I just noticed a tiny but annoying documentation bug:
> pg_hba.conf (/etc/postgresql/8.1/main/pg_hba.conf on my Ubuntu system)
> begins with this comment:
> # PostgreSQL Client Authentication Configuration File
> # ===================================================
> #
> # Refer to the PostgreSQL Administrator's Guide, chapter "Client
> # Authentication" for a complete description.  A short synopsis
> # follows.
> However, there _is_ no PostgreSQL Administrator's Guide; as of 7.4,
> the PostgreSQL Guides were combined into a single Manual.  So the
> comment is somewhat misleading.
> It took me a few minutes of head-scratching, local system searching,
> and web searching to ascertain this.  Fixing the bug would save
> future pg newbies from this fate. :)
> Thanks for helping make PostgreSQL, whoever you are; you rock. :)
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> TIP 9: In versions below 8.0, the planner will ignore your desire to
>        choose an index scan if your joining column's datatypes do not
>        match

  Bruce Momjian   bruce(at)momjian(dot)us

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