On 9/22/17 09:16, Pavel Stehule wrote: > Example: somebody set SORT_COLUMNS to schema_name value. This is > nonsense for \l command > > Now, I am thinking so more correct and practical design is based on > special mode, activated by variable > > PREFER_SIZE_SORT .. (off, asc, desc) > > This has sense for wide group of commands that can show size. And when > size is not visible, then this option is not active.
Maybe this shouldn't be a variable at all. It's not like you'll set this as a global preference. You probably want it for one command only. So a per-command option might make more sense. -- Peter Eisentraut http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers