Re: Marking options deprecated in help output

From: Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Marking options deprecated in help output
Date: 2023-02-28 23:12:11
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> On 24 Feb 2023, at 21:31, Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi> wrote:
> On 05/12/2022 11:42, Daniel Gustafsson wrote:

> How about putting the deprecated option on a separate line like this:
>> -h, --host=HOSTNAME database server host or socket directory
>> -H (same as -h, deprecated)

If nothing else, it helps to keep it shorter and avoids breaking the line
between command and description, so I agree with you. Done in the attached v2.

Daniel Gustafsson

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