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Re: [PATCHES] display and expression of the home directory in Win32

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Hiroshi Saito" <saito(at)inetrt(dot)skcapi(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: "PostgreSQL-development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] display and expression of the home directory in Win32
Date: 2006-02-27 18:52:59
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"Hiroshi Saito" <saito(at)inetrt(dot)skcapi(dot)co(dot)jp> writes:
> C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.1\bin>pqpasswd.exe --help
> pqpasswd installs a pgpass(libpq) connect a PostgreSQL database.

I must be missing something.  What exactly does this accomplish that
couldn't be done at least as flexibly with a simple text editor?

If the argument is "point-and-drool Windows users can't be expected to
use a text editor", I would think that the same argument applies to
a command-line program; you'd have to make a GUI application to make
it easier to use than Notepad or what-have-you.

			regards, tom lane

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