Mark Dilger <hornschnor...@gmail.com> writes: >> On Dec 11, 2015, at 1:46 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: >> That's an interesting proposal. It would mean that the catalog files >> stay at more or less their current semantic level (direct representations >> of bootstrap catalog contents), but it does sound like a more attractive >> way to perform complex edits than writing Emacs macros ;-).
> I would be happy to work on this, if there is much chance of the community > accepting a patch. Do you think replacing the numeric Oids for functions, > operators, opclasses and such in the source files with their names would > be ok, with the SQL converting those to Oids in the output? Huh? Those files are the definition of that mapping, no? Isn't what you're proposing circular? regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers