On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 11:15 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Florian Pflug <f...@phlo.org> writes:
> > On Jun 24, 2010, at 16:45 , Robert Haas wrote:
> >> I think the existing names are fine - people should understand that
> >> "options" means "server-side options" and that anything else is a
> >> client-side option.  However, if there's a strong consensus the other
> >> way and someone feels like working up a patch, that's fine too.
> 
> > I'd volunteer to create the patch if people think renaming the libpq 
> > options is a good idea.
> 
> I'm with Robert: the names are fine as-is.  We've not had complaints
> about the libpq SSL parameters being confusingly like server-side SSL
> parameters, for instance.
> 
> It might be a good idea to add a sentence to the documentation, though,
> just pointing out that these control client-side keepalive probes rather
> than server-side.

Yes please. I was confused; I think others will be also.

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 Simon Riggs           www.2ndQuadrant.com



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