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Script binaries renaming

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Script binaries renaming
Date: 2008-03-26 01:21:36
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Where are we on this?  Tom thinks we don't want this.  TODO has:

      * Prefix command-line utilities like createuser with 'pg_'

See for reference:

One idea is to keep the existing commands and just add pg_* (or pg*) to
additional versions, with the idea that the original versions will be
removed some day.


Zdenek Kotala wrote:
> I attach complete patch which renames following binaries
> createdb createlang createuser dropdb droplang dropuser clusterdb 
> vacuumdb reindexdb
> to
> pg_createdb pg_createlang pg_createuser pg_dropdb pg_droplang 
> pg_dropuser pg_clusterdb pg_vacuumdb pg_reindexdb
> Symlinks (or copy on win32) are created for backward compatibility.
> This renaming was discussed there:
> I create also separate unified patch for documentation.
> 	Zdenek

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