Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README

From: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Ned Lilly <ned(at)greatbridge(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README
Date: 2000-11-02 21:51:30
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Tom Lane wrote:
> What really got my ire up was that this change was committed several
> days *after* core had agreed that 7.0.3 was frozen and ready to go except
> for updating the changelog, and that it was committed with no prior

Now that I've seen the back story, I must agree.

> The early returns from pghackers seem to be that people favor just
> dropping the script into /contrib and not worrying about how well
> tested/documented it is. If that's the consensus then I'll shut up
> ... but I do *not* like the way this was handled.

Bruce I believe has made a good call -- it goes in contrib for now, and
gets yanked for 7.1, which _might_ have the same functionality as a
pg_dump/pg_dumpall option (which will then get wrung out on beta

But I agree -- I'm not thrilled with the method.

The functionality itself sounds nice -- but I know we need a solid 7.0.3
out. New functionality belongs in 7.1. Until beta -- and then a freeze
Lamar Owen
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