Re: Re: proposal - psql: possibility to specify sort for describe commands, when size is printed

From: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Alexander Korotkov <a(dot)korotkov(at)postgrespro(dot)ru>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: proposal - psql: possibility to specify sort for describe commands, when size is printed
Date: 2017-03-11 12:06:13
Message-ID: CAFj8pRBkUgzY9VB+yjAEhXfHmc27bf9KJUnSNHD2OPMci+dMWQ@mail.gmail.com
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2017-03-10 15:45 GMT+01:00 Alexander Korotkov <a(dot)korotkov(at)postgrespro(dot)ru>:

> On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 5:10 PM, Peter Eisentraut <
> peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> On 2/24/17 16:32, Pavel Stehule wrote:
>> > set EXTENDED_DESCRIBE_SORT size_desc
>> > \dt+
>> > \l+
>> > \di+
>> >
>> > Possible variants: schema_table, table_schema, size_desc, size_asc
>>
>> I can see this being useful, but I think it needs to be organized a
>> little better.
>>
>> Sort key and sort direction should be separate settings.
>>
>
> I agree.
>
> I'm not sure why we need to have separate settings to sort by schema
>> name and table name.
>
>
> I think sorting by schema name, object name makes sense for people, who
> have objects of same name in different schemas.
>

I am sending a updated version with separated sort direction in special
variable

There is a question. Has desc direction sense for columns like schema or
table name?

Using desc, asc for size is natural. But for tablename?

Regards

Pavel

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