On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 09:50:26PM -0600, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> David Fetter said:
> > On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 08:03:41PM -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> Uh, couldn't the delimiter be a backslash in CVS mode?
> > I don't think so. Folks?
> Using backslash as a delimiter in CSV would be odd, to say the least. As an
> escape char it is occasionally used, but not as a delimiter in my
> experience. Maybe we should apply the "be liberal in what you accept" rule,
> but I think this would be stretching it.
<aol>So do I.</aol>
> >> Also, should we disable DELIMITER and NULL from sharing characters?
> > That's on about line 916, post-patch:
> > /* Don't allow the delimiter to appear in the null string. */
> > if (strchr(cstate->null_print, cstate->delim) != NULL)
> > ereport(ERROR,
> > (errcode(ERRCODE_FEATURE_NOT_SUPPORTED),
> > errmsg("COPY delimiter must not appear in the NULL
> > specification")));
> > I suppose that a different error code might be The Right Thingâ¢
> > here.
> ERRCODE_WHAT WERE_YOU_THINKING ?
That's an excellent candidate, or maybe ERRCODE_INVALID_PARAMETER_VALUE.
My vote is for ERRCODE_D00D_WTF ;)
Maybe we need an error code for mutually incompatible param values.
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