On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 02:47:36PM +0900, Michael Paquier wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 2:43 PM, Noah Misch <n...@leadboat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 04:33:50PM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >> How did you figure
> >> that that was the version used, anyway?
> >
> > I asked Bruce at one point.
> So we are trying to use the same version over the years to keep code
> consistent across back-branches?

No, I recall no policy discussion concerning this.

> Do you think we should try to use a
> newer version instead with each pgindent run? That would induce a
> rebasing cost when back-patching, but we cannot stay with the same
> version of perltidy forever either...

No.  I expect we'll implicitly change perltidy versions when Bruce upgrades
his OS.  Assuming future perltidy changes affect us not much more than past
changes (six years of perltidy development changed eighteen PostgreSQL source
lines), that's just fine.

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