On Sunday, March 20, 2016, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> * Allow backslash commands to span lines, probably by adopting the
> rule that backslash immediately followed by newline is to be ignored
> within a backslash command. This would not be compatible with psql,
> though, at least not unless we wanted to change psql too.
This would be appreciated. The main case I find wanting this is writing
out long \copy expressions. Solving really complex ones using temporary
tables works but being able to spread it out over multiple lines would be a