* Tom Lane (t...@sss.pgh.pa.us) wrote: > Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: > > I wish you'd stop splitting error message strings across multiple lines. > > I've been trapped by a faulty grep not matching a split error message a > > number of times :-( I know by now to remove words until I get a match, > > but it seems an unnecessary trap for the unwary. > > Yeah, that's my number one reason for not splitting error messages, too. > It's particularly nasty if similar strings appear in multiple places and > they're not all split alike, as you can get misled into thinking that a > reported error must have occurred in a place you found, rather than > someplace you didn't.
+1. Thanks! Stephen
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