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Re: explain refactoring v4

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: explain refactoring v4
Date: 2009-07-24 21:35:50
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On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 23:11, Robert Haas<robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Tom Lane<tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> This is not likely to matter to human readers but it might to programs.
>> OTOH we presumably expect programs to migrate to using a more
>> program-friendly EXPLAIN output format with 8.5.
>> Does anyone have strong feelings about whether we need to be
>> bug-compatible with the old formatting?
> I kind of doubt it.  Based on previous discussions, I gather that
> PGadmin et al have to be adjusted for each release anyway.  But I also
> don't think it's a big deal if we make it work the way it used to.

They do. Though for now, the old pgadmin still works (AFAIK) against
HEAD. But that's usually just a matter of time anyway, and it's not
something that's officially supported, AFAIK.

 Magnus Hagander

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