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

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Abhijit Menon-Sen <ams(at)oryx(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, gavin(at)alcove(dot)com(dot)au
Subject: Re: [PATCH] "\ef <function>" in psql
Date: 2008-09-06 22:41:40
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Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:
> At 2008-09-06 14:58:25 -0400, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us wrote:

> > 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
> now.

As far as it works to not execute the query when the user exits without
saving the buffer, it should be OK.

Alvaro Herrera
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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