On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 3:17 PM, Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@alvh.no-ip.org>

> Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 10:07 PM, Tomas Vondra <
> tomas.von...@2ndquadrant.com
> > > I'd argue this is merely a mistake in the --help text. Firstly,
> > > relfilenodes are OIDs too, so I don't think "-o" is incorrect.
> Secondly,
> > > the SGML docs actually say:
> > Yeah, that one is my fault. It used to say oid all over but I noticed and
> > fixed it. Except I clearly missed the --help.
> Obviously option names are completely arbitrary -- you could say
> "-P relfilenode" and it'd still be 'correct', since it works as
> documented.  But we try to make these options mnemotechnic when we can,
> and I don't see any relation between "-o" and "relfilenode", so I
> suggest picking some other letter.  There's a whole alphabet out there.
> Either "-r" or "-f" works better for me than "-o".

I have no problem with changing it to -r. -f seems a bit wrong to me, as it
might read as a file. And in the future we might want to implement the
ability to take full filename (with path), in which case it would make
sense to use -f for that.

 Magnus Hagander
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