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Peter Eisentraut asked:
> Could you provide a less hand-waving specification of this feature? At
> the moment it sounds like "This option does something fun, but we're
> not sure what it is.
Sure. Perhaps after I manage to convince Tom of its usefullness. :)
I can expand on what "pretty" is and add a warning akin to the
one for --tables.
Tom Lane asked:
> Why exactly is that a good idea? Seems like a foot-gun with marginal
> usefulness. If you want to look at things "pretty", the psql \d
> commands are the tool to use.
Because sometimes all you have is access to the dump file, or because you
want to save/view a historical record; in both cases it is very hard
to actually read the input when it's crammed into a single line with minimal
whitespacing. Since we already do make some concessions as far as making
the dump file human-readable, offering this as an *optional* flag seems
Greg Sabino Mullane [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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