On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 11:29 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Magnus Hagander <mag...@hagander.net> writes: >>> 2017-03-18 14:00 GMT+01:00 Peter Eisentraut >>> <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com>: >>>> I just noticed that createlang and droplang have been listed as >>>> deprecated since PG 9.1. >>>> Do we dare remove them? > >> (I'd extend it to all the non-prefixed pg binaries, but let's open that can >> of worms right now, one thing at a time) > > To my mind, these two and createuser/dropuser are the only really serious > namespacing problems among our standard binaries. The ones with names > ending in "db" don't seem likely to cause huge confusion. I suppose that > if we were naming it today, "psql" wouldn't get that name; but the chances > of renaming that one are certainly zero, namespace conflict or no. > > But createuser/dropuser are a real problem, because they certainly could > be mistaken for system-level utilities.
Well, let's do one thing at a time. I think it'd be fine to drop createlang and droplang; we can discuss other things on other threads. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers