Alexander Kuleshov <> writes:
> The src/bin/initdb/initdb.c provides three macros to write data to
> cmdfd. All of these macro do the same, but with different amount of
> arguments for fprintf().

> Attached patch introduces PG_CMD_PRINTF macro which will take set of
> variadic arguments via __VA_ARGS__ to replace the PG_CMD_PRINTF{1,2,3}
> macros.

> Any objections?

Yes.  We do not accept patches that don't work on compilers without
__VA_ARGS__ (cf 7b077af50 for a recent example).  At some point there
might be a reason that's compelling enough to make us move that
portability goalpost, but this hardly seems like such a reason.

                        regards, tom lane

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