On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 09:59:36AM -0700, David Johnston wrote:
> As my belief is that 99% of the uses of \d are for human consumption
> (because machines should in most cases hit the catalogs directly) then
> strictly displaying "Includes OIDs" when appropriate has my +1.
> Uses of \d+ in regression suites will be obvious and quickly fixed and
> likely account for another 0.9%.
> psql backslash commands are not machine API contracts and should be adapted
> for optimal human consumption; thus neutering the argument for maintaining
> backward compatibility.

One other issue --- we are adding conditional display of "Replica
Identity" to psql \d+ in 9.4, so users processing \d+ output are already
going to have to make adjustments for 9.4.  That is another reason I am
asking about this now.

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

  + Everyone has their own god. +

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