Re: Thoughts on using Text::Template for our autogenerated code?

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Corey Huinker <corey(dot)huinker(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>, pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Thoughts on using Text::Template for our autogenerated code?
Date: 2023-03-30 21:33:48
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On 2023-03-30 17:15:20 -0400, Corey Huinker wrote:
> For those who already responded, are your concerns limited to the
> dependency issue? Would you have concerns about a templating library that
> was developed by us and included in-tree? I'm not suggesting suggesting we
> write one at this time, at least not until after we make a here-doc-ing
> pass first, but I want to understand the concerns before embarking on any
> refactoring.

The dependency is/was my main issue. But I'm also somewhat doubtful that what
we do warrants the use of a template library in the first place, but I could
be convinced by a patch showing it to be a significant improvement.


Andres Freund

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