Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Joe Conway <> wrote:
>> Sorry for the slow response, but thinking back on this now, the idea of
>> these functions, in my mind at least, was to provide as close to the
>> same output as possible to what pg_controldata outputs.

> I think that's a good goal.

>> So if we make a change here, do we also change pg_controldata?

> I think it would make more sense to leave both as they are and
> consider writing more documentation.

+1.  Changing already-shipped behavior seems more disruptive than
this is worth.

                        regards, tom lane

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