Re: libpq host/hostaddr/conninfo inconsistencies

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: libpq host/hostaddr/conninfo inconsistencies
Date: 2019-02-14 18:07:58
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On 2018-10-26 09:21:51 +0200, Fabien COELHO wrote:
> (1) you are somehow against changing the current implementation, eg erroring
> out on possibly misleading configurations, because you do not think it is
> really useful to help users in those cases.

I find this formulation somewhat passive aggressive.

> (2) you are not against improving the documentation, although you find it
> clear enough already, but you agree that some people could get confused.
> The attached patch v4 only improves the documentation so that it reflects
> what the implementation really does. I think it too bad to leave out the
> user-friendly aspects of the patch, though.

Robert, any chance you could opine on the doc patch, given that's your
suggested direction?

- Andres

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