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Re: pg_dump -s dumps data?!

From: hubert depesz lubaczewski <depesz(at)depesz(dot)com>
To: Adrian Klaver <adrian(dot)klaver(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_dump -s dumps data?!
Date: 2012-01-30 15:39:13
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On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 07:34:49AM -0800, Adrian Klaver wrote:
> Breaks certain cases when using pg_dump -s.  Some of what you highlight above is 
> designed behavior. What is happening is covered by my second rule of life 'Easy 
> is difficult'. In this case it is the desire for a built in 'packaging' system 
> that makes extending Postgres easier for the end user.  To get that leads to 
> more complexity in the backend and a new learning curve for those that have to 
> deal with it.

not sure what "learning curve" you have in mind, since it simply
cripples functionality of pg_dump.
how steep is the learning curve, to learn that you no longer can make
sensible "pg_dump -s"?

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