David F. Skoll wrote:
> This is a response to several messages:
> 1) Copyright notice: I have no problem having this removed, although it
> would be nice to credit me somewhere in a comment.
We credit in the commit message, and in the release notes so it will
always be seen.
> 2) I put most of the code in a separate file so that if the patch is
> rejected, it's easy for me to maintain a forked copy. If the patch is
> accepted, obviously it can be integrated into an existing file.
OK. Makes sense.
> 3) Multiple -n options: We need to figure out how this would work, and make
> it non-surprising. Some ideas:
> pg_dump -t t1 -n s2 -t t2 -t t3 -n s4 -t t5
> What does that do? My guess is:
> - Dump table t1 in any schema
> - Dump tables t2 and t3 in schema s2
> - Dump table t5 in schema s4
> So now the position of the options matters! That might surprise people,
> pg_dump -s s1 -t t2
> is no longer the same as:
> pg_dump -t t2 -n s1
> What about:
> pg_dump -t t1 -n s2
> Should that dump table t1 in any schema, and any table in schema s2?
> If we can nail down the semantics, I can implement the patch. The
> code is very simple.
Even though I suggested it, I am afraid this is just too confusing an API.
And I can't think of another one. :-(
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