On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 12:43 PM, David Steele <da...@pgmasters.net> wrote: > The problem I have with aliases is that they would need to be done across > the board. At the least, we would need function aliases, symlinks for the > binaries (which would rneed to be done by the packagers), aliases for the > command line options, and lots of notations in the documentation.
I was not precise enough here, I am fine with only the function aliases, because they just have as cost an extra line in pg_proc.h and because binary-level aliases on Windows are a pain. > All of this would need to be preserved more or less indefinitely, because if > we can't decide on a break now it's not likely to happen later. That's true as well. -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers