On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Michael Paquier
<michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 1:20 AM, Vladimir Rusinov <vrusi...@google.com> wrote:
>>> Personally, I think this is not important, but if you want to do it, I'd
>>> follow the suggestion in the thread to rename all functions and leave
>>> the old names as aliases or wrappers of some kind.
>> I think I agree with Michael Paquier: "Better to do breakages in a single
>> release rather than spreading them across releases.".
>> There's going to be a lot of broken scripts following pg_xlog rename, so I
>> think it makes sense to just drop functions as well.
> For consistency that makes sense in my view. But I won't be too noisy
> as well if people think that we should keep aliases for compatibility.

Actually, I am changing my mind on this bit, following Peter's
opinion. Maintaining aliases of the past functions is a no-brainer,
and it has no cost in terms of maintenance. That will save much pain
to many monitoring scripts as well.

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