On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:53:02AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> writes:
> > If this only affects a handful of places, then sure, let's go ahead
> > and fix it.  But if it's going to create a massive enough diff that
> > we've gotta think about back-patching it, then IMHO it's totally not
> > worth it.
> A quick grep search says there are well over 3000 comment lines containing
> '.' followed by a tab.  grep isn't smart enough to tell if the tabs expand
> to exactly two spaces, but I bet the vast majority do.  So it might not
> be quite as bad as the 8.1 wrap-margin change, but it'd be extensive.

I have cleaned up entab.c so I am ready to add a new option that removes
tabs from only comments.  Would you like me to create that and provide a
diff at a URL?  It would have to be run against all back branches.

If it goes well, it could prove to be a way to incrementally improve
pgindent.  If not, I am afraid we are stuck with our current pgindent

  Bruce Momjian  <br...@momjian.us>        http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com

  + Everyone has their own god. +

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