On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 11:01:56PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> On Tue, Apr  1, 2014 at 10:32:01AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Adrian Vondendriesch <adrian.vondendrie...@credativ.de> writes:
> > > I patched the function conninfo_array_parse() which is used by
> > > PQconnectStartParams to behave like PQsetdbLogin. The patch also
> > > contains a document patch which clarify "unspecified" parameters. 
> > 
> > I see no documentation update here.  I'm also fairly concerned about the
> > implication that no connection parameter, now or in future, can ever have
> > an empty string as the correct value.
> I thought about this.  We have never needed PQsetdbLogin() to handle
> zero-length strings specially in all the years we used it, so I am not
> sure why we would ever need PQconnectdbParams() to handle it.  I am
> thinking we should make PQconnectdbParams() handle zero-length strings
> the same as NULL, and document it.
> Attached is a slightly-modified version of Adrian Vondendriesch's patch.

Patch applied.

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