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Re: logging as inserts

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Subject: Re: logging as inserts
Date: 2005-03-03 22:45:29
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Josh Berkus wrote:

>>But log_line_prefix works fine for all destinations, which is exactly
>>why this new facility isn't a destination.  You're just confusing
>>matters by wanting to treat it as one.
>Hmmm ... hey, if we just allowed extra text in log_line_prefix, and allowed %$ 
>to enclose the statement with literal quoting, you could do this all through 
>log_line_prefix, as:
>log_line_prefix='INSERT INTO pg_log VALUES ( %u, %p, ''%t'', ''%$'')'

You can have extra text today, apart from the fact that there's no 
escape for the statement. try it and see. log_line_prefix is (not 
coincidentally) very similar to a printf-type format string. Indeed, use 
of admin-supplied fixed text was always intended - see the discussions 
that led up to it.

Incidentally, %$ doesn't tstrike me as ideal - to conform to the way the 
rest are done we should use an alphabetic character, not $.



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