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. + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers