Re: [PATCH] "\ef <function>" in psql

From: Abhijit Menon-Sen <ams(at)oryx(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, gavin(at)alcove(dot)com(dot)au
Subject: Re: [PATCH] "\ef <function>" in psql
Date: 2008-09-06 19:40:55
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At 2008-09-06 14:58:25 -0400, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us wrote:
> I wrote:
> > ... define
> > \ef with no argument as being the command that presents an empty
> > CREATE FUNCTION command template to fill in.
> No complaints? I'll go make that happen.

No complaints, it sounds fine to me.

> What about the general issue that neither \e nor \ef leave you with a
> presentation of what's in the query buffer?

I don't know how that can be fixed; but I agree with Brendan that it's
behaviour that people are used to, and that it can be left alone for

-- ams

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