On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 10:16 AM, Stephen Frost <sfr...@snowman.net> wrote: >> As someone mentioned, forcing a user to install an extension makes >> the deprecation visible. Another option would be to have the backend >> spit out a WARNING the first time you access anything that's >> deprecated. Both of those are pertinent reminders to people that >> they need to change their tools. > > Ugh. Please, no. Hacking up the backend to recognize that a given > query is referring to a deprecated view and then throwing a warning on > it is just plain ugly. > > Let's go one step further, and throw an ERROR if someone tries to query > these views instead.
FWIW, I am of the opinion to just nuke them as the "soft of" deprecation period has been very long. Applications should have switched to pg_authid and pg_roles long ago already. -- Michael -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers