On Feb 10, 2004, at 9:51 AM, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

I have the feeling it wouldn't have been accepted because it was kind of 'arbitrary'. It's generally a good idea to ask the -hackers list first if a patch is worth writing before actually writing it ;)

Ah well, it was worth the experience.

On Feb 10, 2004, at 10:30 AM, Tom Lane wrote:

But I'm not eager to support environment variables for things that can
be set those ways. There are a heck of a lot of SET variables --- would
we want an env var for each one?

I agree; simpler is better and there's already a simple way to do it. The environment's polluted enough as it is.



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