Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6
Date: 2008-05-16 03:52:30
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"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>> Have at it then. Prove me wrong.

> IMO the problem isn't the one off support for all supported version of
> Pg... say 7.4 -> 8.4. The problem is of on going maintenance.

> /me doesn't think it is worth the effort.

Since no one's done it yet, that would seem to be the consensus
opinion :-)

Still, it'd be interesting to see an attempt at making it go.
The costs of doing it now for existing versions would probably give us
a good idea of what the future maintenance effort might be like.
Without a real patch to look at, we're all just guessing about that.

regards, tom lane

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