On 20-05-2016 20:34, Robert Haas wrote: > Hmm, my experience is different. I use EXPLAIN (ANALYZE, VERBOSE) a > lot, but EXPLAIN (ANALYZE, BUFFERS) only rarely. I wonder if a GUC is > the way to go. > I wouldn't like a command output controlled by GUC. EXPLAIN is used a lot in bug/performance reports. I'm predicting users that will have trouble while using EXPLAIN if someone change the suggested GUC. It also breaks clients/applications that parse EXPLAIN. I don't want another bytea_output. However, if someone wants to suggest turning on/off some option defaults, I'm all ears.
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