"Brendan Jurd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I've done up a patch per Tom's idea of combining the binary role > attributes into a single column.
I started to look at committing this and realized that there's a very nasty problem: our current approach to localizing the strings won't work. See this patch for background: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-committers/2007-12/msg00187.php The code is now set up so that it can pass an entire field value through gettext(), but if gettext recognizes the strings "foo" and "bar" that doesn't mean it will do anything useful with "foo\nbar", which is what this patch would require. I suspect that to solve this in a non-kluge fashion we'd need to make \du pull over the plain boolean and integer values, then build a new PGresult data structure on its own. Ugh. (Actually, without any support from libpq for building PGresults, it's hard to imagine doing that in a way that wouldn't be a kluge itself.) Or we could go back to the drawing board on what the output ought to look like. Thoughts? regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-patches mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-patches