Re: proposal \gcsv

From: "Daniel Verite" <daniel(at)manitou-mail(dot)org>
To: "Erik Rijkers" <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
Cc: "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>,"Vik Fearing" <vik(at)postgresfriends(dot)org>,"PostgreSQL Hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: proposal \gcsv
Date: 2020-03-28 14:06:05
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Erik Rijkers wrote:

> 2. let the psql command-line option '--csv' honour the value given by
> psql -F/--field-separator (it does not do so now)
> or
> 3. add an psql -commandline option:
> --csv-field-separator

Setting the field separator on the command line is already supported
through this kind of invocation:

psql --csv -P csv_fieldsep=$'\t'

bash expands $'\t' to a tab character. Other shells might need
different tricks.

Best regards,
Daniel Vérité
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