On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 10:38 PM, Alvaro Herrera
<alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> After struggling with back-patching a GIN bug fix, I wish to offer up the
>> considered opinion that this was an impressively bad idea.  It's inserted
>> 450 or so pain points for back-patching, which we will have to deal with
>> for the next five years.

> I understand the backpatching pain argument, but my opinion was the
> contrary of yours even so.

The other possibility would be to backpatch the no-op patch which
just uses the new syntax without any change in semantics.

I'm not arguing for that; just putting it on the table....

Kevin Grittner
EDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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