Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Attached patch adds GUC 'update_process_title' to control ps display
> > updates per SQL command.  Default to 'on'.  GUC name OK?
> This is an ugly patch.  Why not *one* test of the GUC variable, inside
> set_ps_display(), and no side-effects on callers?  You would need to
> force an initial update from init_ps_display, but that only requires a
> small amount of code refactoring inside ps_status.c.

Consider all the helper processes that set their process title.  The
only thing I can think of is to add a boolean to set_ps_display() so say
whether this is per-command set or not. Is that your idea?

> The one place that might be worth having an external test on the GUC is
> in lock.c, but then it should bypass the entire business of copying,
> modifying, and restoring the title ... not just the two set_ps_display
> calls.

OK, that makes sense.

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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