Re: [patch] Proposal for \crosstabview in psql

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Daniel Verite <daniel(at)manitou-mail(dot)org>, Dean Rasheed <dean(dot)a(dot)rasheed(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Teodor Sigaev <teodor(at)sigaev(dot)ru>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [patch] Proposal for \crosstabview in psql
Date: 2016-02-17 21:16:52
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On 2/9/16 11:21 AM, Daniel Verite wrote:
> Note that NULL values in the column that pivots are discarded
> by \crosstabview, because NULL as the name of a column does not
> make sense.

Why not?

All you're doing is printing it out, and psql is quite capable of
printing a null value.

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