[pgpool-general: 3630] Re: version Option

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at postgresql.org
Thu Apr 16 09:15:30 JST 2015

>> However I a little bit worried about the backward compatibility if
>> this should be back patched. Is there anyone who depends on the
>> current behavior (the output goes to stderr)?
> I dont know this point.  What other app could depends of this option?

I wonder if some user's script might want to know pgpool version using
pgpool --version command. For example:

       pgpool --version 2>/dev/stdout| awk '{print $3}'

Now after the change this should be:

       pgpool --version | awk '{print $3}'

Best regards,
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
English: http://www.sraoss.co.jp/index_en.php

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