Bruce Momjian wrote: > On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:47:09AM -0700, Andres Freund wrote: > > On 2016-08-15 18:09:02 +0000, Piotr Stefaniak wrote: > > > There are more fixes I intend to do, of which the most relevant for > > > Postgres are: > > > 1) fixing "function pointer typedef formatting" > > > > This alone would warrant a bottle of something rather expensive. > > Agreed. I was kind of hoping we could use this for the pgindent run we > just did, but that is being done just before 9.6 final, which seems too > close. I suggest we run it once everything is ready, and run it on all > back-branches so we can backpatch things. The ideal time would probably > be right after we have done minor releases. The problem is that this is > going to break queued-up patches, so maybe it has to be done right > before 10.0 beta, and again, to all back branches too.
I think it doesn't really matter -- surely we don't want to do it just before some important release, but other than that I don't think there are any constraints. The amount of pain for large patch maintainers is unrelated to the timing. (I sketched a way to mechanically rebase patches across a pgindent run; I haven't had the chance to try it.) -- Álvaro Herrera http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers