Tobias Bussmann wrote:
>> I think if we don't see any impact then we should backpatch this
>> patch. However, if we decide to go some other way, then I can provide
>> a separate patch for back branches.  BTW, what is your opinion?
> I could not find anything on backporting guidelines in the wiki but my 
> opinion would be to backpatch
> the patch in total. With a different behaviour between the simple and 
> extended query protocol it would
> be hard to debug query performance issue in user applications that uses 
> PQprepare. If the user tries
> to replicate a query with a PREPARE in psql and tries to EXPLAIN EXECUTE it, 
> the results would be
> different then what happens within the application. That behaviour could be 
> confusing, like
> differences between EXPLAIN SELECT and EXPLAIN EXECUTE can be to less 
> experienced users.


Laurenz Albe

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