On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 07:40:49PM +0100, Fabien COELHO wrote:
> Hello Pavel,
> >>        psql --csv 'TABLE Stuff;' > stuff.csv
> >
> >There is commad -c and it should be used. The --csv options should not to
> >have a parameter. I don't like a idea to have more options for query
> >execution.
> Yes, I agree and that is indeed what I meant, sorry for the typo. The
> cleaner example would be something like:
>   psql --csv -c 'TABLE foo' > foo.csv
> With a -c to introduce the command.

This seems pretty specialized.  If we're adding something new, how about 

    psql --format=csv -o foo.csv -c 'TABLE foo'

Or we could stick with:

    psql -P format=csv -o foo.csv -c 'TABLE foo'

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