On 1/13/17 11:22 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
I wonder what depth of include-file nesting
psql can support, or whether we'll be able to fix it to optimize tail
recursion of an include file.  Because somebody will be asking for that
if this is the toolset you give them.

I think the solution to that is straightforward: tell users that we hope to eventually support loops and that in the meantime if you try to work around that with recursion you get to keep both pieces when it breaks. While not ideal I think that's a lot better than throwing the whole idea out because some people will abuse it...
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