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.

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