On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 10:16:00AM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> > > 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.
> OK, here is a patch which changes ABORT from NOTICE to WARNING, and SET
> from ERROR (which is new in 9.4) to WARNING.

Well, Tom and I are on opposite sides of this, I suppose.  I prefer
ERROR for everything other than the top-level transaction commands,
and see no benefit from opting for a wishy-washy warning.

Robert Haas
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