Alvaro Herrera Munoz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> I had a new idea on output format.  Instead of converting newline to
>> "\n", and double-escaping backslashes, we add a tab after any newline,

> Not good.  Some syslogs will replace the literal tab with a ^I.

That seems okay.  We just want to make sure continuation lines are
easily distinguishable.  (But leading spaces would be okay with me too.)

> How would it handle multiple fields?  Say
> LOG: blah blah
> DETAIL: something
> HINT: something else

> Will it be
> LOG: blah blah
>         DETAIL: something else
>         HINT: something else

No, one would hope no tab before DETAIL/HINT/etc.  The idea is to be
able to recognize when the contents of one of these entries spans lines.

                        regards, tom lane

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