On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Josh Kupershmidt <schmi...@gmail.com> wrote: >> On the third hand, Josh's previous batch of changes to clean up >> psql's behavior in this area are clearly a huge improvement: you can >> now display the comment for nearly anything by running the appropriate >> \d<foo> command for whatever the object type is. So ... is this still >> a good idea, or should we just forget about it? > > I think this question is a part of a broader concern, namely do we > want to create and support system views for easier access to > information which is already available in different ways through psql > commands, or by manually digging around in the catalogs? I believe > there are at least several examples of existing views we maintain > which are very similar to pg_comments: pg_seclabel seems quite > similar, for instance.
That's one's a direct analogue, but I don't want to overbroaden the issue. I guess it just seems to me that if no one's going to champion adding this, maybe we shouldn't. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers