On 2015-10-17 12:49:17 +0100, Simon Riggs wrote:
> Agreed, but I don't like the idea of hardcoding something so horribly
> specific into the server.

What's that specific about accepting the value for 'disabled' for a
feature that's not supported anymore?

> I'd rather the driver added "driver=npgsql" as an additional parameter in
> the StartupMessage. We can then make the server run some driver specific
> logic, rather than hardcoding something that could cause breakage
> elsewhere. This mechanism would then be extensible to all drivers.

How could this cause breakage alsewhere?

Having to backpatch a new parameter to all supported versions seems far
more invasive than adding a guc that can only be set to one value.


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