"Joshua D. Drake" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Jim C. Nasby wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 05:52:39PM -0000, Andrew Hammond wrote:
>>> +1. Given the prevalence of the pg_foo convention, those names are
>>> clunky. So is initdb. I'm less creative than Zdenek, so I'd suggest
>>> simply renaming to pg_createuser and friends with the same command
>>> line options as the originals. Have the binaries check $0 and emit a
>>> warning about using the deprecated name to STDERR if called by a name
>>> that doesn't have the pg_ prefix. Default to symlinking the old names
>>> for backwards compatibility until 9.0.
>> +1

> +1

I like this better than the original proposal, too.  Doing more than
this seems like more work and more confusion for users than the problem

                        regards, tom lane

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