On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 10:04:22AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote: > Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: > > On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:21:47PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote: > >> My personal standpoint is that I don't care much whether these messages > >> are NOTICE or WARNING. What I'm not happy about is promoting cases that > >> have been non-error conditions for years into ERRORs. > > > I don't remember any cases where that was suggested. > > Apparently you've forgotten the commit that was the subject of this > thread. You took a bunch of SET cases that we've always accepted > without any complaint whatsoever, and made them into ERRORs, thereby > breaking any applications that might've expected such usage to be > harmless. I would be okay if that patch had issued WARNINGs, which > as you can see from the thread title was the original suggestion.
Oh, those changes. I thought we were just looking at _additional_ changes. > > The attached patch changes ABORT from NOTICE to WARNING, and documents > > that all other are errors. This "top-level" logic idea came from Robert > > Haas, and it has some level of consistency. > > This patch utterly fails to address my complaint. > > More to the point, I think it's a waste of time to make these sorts of > adjustments. The only thanks you're likely to get for it is complaints > about cross-version behavioral changes. Also, you're totally ignoring > the thought that these different message levels might've been selected > intentionally, back when the code was written. Since there have been > no field complaints about the inconsistency, what's your hurry to > change it? See Emerson. My problem was that they issued _no_ message at all. I am fine with them issuing a warning if that's what people prefer. As they are all SET commands, they will be consistent. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + Everyone has their own god. + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers