On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Albe Laurenz <laurenz.a...@wien.gv.at> wrote:
> 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.
> +1


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