Re: clean up docs for v12

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Cc: Justin Pryzby <pryzby(at)telsasoft(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: clean up docs for v12
Date: 2019-04-27 15:10:46
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Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz> writes:
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 09:56:47PM -0500, Justin Pryzby wrote:
>> - all autovacuum actions. Minus-one (the default) disables logging
>> + all autovacuum actions. <literal>-1</literal> (the default) disables logging
>> There's nothing else that says "minus-one" anywhere else on that page. I just
>> found one in auto-explain.sgml, which I changed.

> That's one of these I am not sure about.

FWIW, I think we generally write this the way Justin suggests. It's
more precise, at least if you're reading it in a way that makes
<literal> text distinguishable from plain text: what to put into
the config file is exactly "-1", and not for instance "minus-one".

regards, tom lane

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