* 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.




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