On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 3:32 PM, Daniel Verite <dan...@manitou-mail.org> wrote:
> In interactive mode, the warning in untaken branches is misleading
> when \endif is on the same line as the commands that
> are skipped. For instance:
>   postgres=# \if false \echo NOK \endif
>   \echo command ignored; use \endif or Ctrl-C to exit current \if block
>   postgres=#
> From the point of view of the user, the execution flow has exited
> the branch already when this warning is displayed.
> Of course issuing the recommended \endif at this point doesn't work:
>   postgres=# \endif
>   \endif: no matching \if
> Maybe that part of the message:
> "use \endif or Ctrl-C to exit current \if block"
> should be displayed only when coming back at the prompt,
> and if the flow is still in an untaken branch at this point?

Is this an open item, or do we not care about fixing it?

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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