On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 09:19:42PM +0100, Zdenek Kotala wrote: > Tom Lane napsal(a): >> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: >>> Where are we on this? Tom thinks we don't want this. TODO has: >>> * Prefix command-line utilities like createuser with 'pg_' >>> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2007-06/msg00025.php >> >>> I think we need to make a decision. >> >> Well, I don't have any particular objection to adding pg_ prefixes >> as alternate names for the existing scripts. However, it's not >> clear what is the point unless we have the intention to remove the >> old names at some time in the foreseeable future. And the >> consensus of the previous thread on -patches seemed to be that >> nobody except Zdenek was very eager to do that. > > Yeah, I have to had two reason for this patch. First is my personal, > because I don't like these names since 1999. And second is that > Solaris architects do not like these names. Especially createdb and > createuser. It could clash with some system utility.
+1 for renaming the utilities. Not stomping on the global namespace is one place where MySQL is really out ahead of us. Cheers, David. -- David Fetter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://fetter.org/ Phone: +1 415 235 3778 AIM: dfetter666 Yahoo!: dfetter Skype: davidfetter XMPP: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Remember to vote! Consider donating to Postgres: http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate - Sent via pgsql-patches mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-patches