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  • I've pretty much gotten rid of all the references, but so far its been related to getting it to compiled under FreeBSD, so I'm bound to have missed something. Still have work to do on configure for ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 20, 1997 at 12:28 am
    Dec 23, 1997 at 5:46 am
  • Todd brings up what I considering to be a couple of very good points based on his work with the pg_passwd code, but don't feel that I'm enough "in the know" to comment on this, so I respectfully pass ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 2, 1997 at 1:29 am
    Dec 9, 1997 at 3:17 am
  • Hello, Some person has just notified me that I was wrong when I wrote that postgres uses LC_COLLATE in sorting and comparing of records. So I browsed the sources and found out that in fact, he was ...
    Michał MosiewiczMichał Mosiewicz
    Dec 3, 1997 at 12:26 am
    Dec 9, 1997 at 3:17 am
  • Here are the items I think would make 6.3 a truly great release: subselects outer joins temp tables fix "Reliability" items attached to specific queries postmaster sync's pglog, giving almost fsync ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 9, 1997 at 5:06 am
    Dec 23, 1997 at 9:47 pm
  • I am getting the following message when I invoke psql on the current source for a second time. The first time works, but the second give this error in the postmaster. I suspect the password stuff. - ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 12, 1997 at 11:35 pm
    Dec 16, 1997 at 2:41 am
  • I've been putting together a document describing the frontend/backend protocol. Before I submit it I'd like some feedback on a couple of problems... The first packet sent by libpq comprises a packet ...
    Phil ThompsonPhil Thompson
    Dec 27, 1997 at 3:28 pm
    Dec 31, 1997 at 1:15 pm
  • This seems like a lot of behind-the-scenes hand-waving to me. It is an easy fix, but do we want to do that? And we only do that if the tcp/ip connection fails? - -- Bruce Momjian ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 2, 1997 at 4:07 pm
    Dec 4, 1997 at 8:29 pm
  • I am studying the optimizer to see how it works. Very interesting. It is a little disconserting to see comments like 'I have not idea what this does.' from previous developers trying to make sense of ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 12, 1997 at 6:24 pm
    Dec 18, 1997 at 5:19 am
  • I can't reproduce this here, under bsdi. Of course, I only have one measly cpu. - -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us ------------------------------
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 2, 1997 at 12:46 am
    Dec 11, 1997 at 12:45 pm
  • Are there any plans for boosting access to records that was recently inserted? My problem is still the same: I have a table with autoincremented field, I don't know what value is in this field when I ...
    Michał MosiewiczMichał Mosiewicz
    Dec 12, 1997 at 2:12 pm
    Dec 18, 1997 at 9:40 am
  • Hi... I can't get psql to talk to the server with the most current source code, and I fear its something that *I've* missed with the way I've configured things, vs a problem with the server. Okay, ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 2, 1997 at 3:54 am
    Dec 8, 1997 at 10:03 pm
  • One thing I forgot to mention. By default I give postgres a password of postgres. If you don't like this, then just modify the pg_user.h file so that the password for postgres is a string of zero ...
    Todd brandysTodd brandys
    Dec 3, 1997 at 10:46 am
    Dec 5, 1997 at 1:17 am
  • I see what you are saying about other people calling pg_plan(). pg_plan returns the query rewritten, and a plan, and some areas use that. I will have to make sure I honor that functionality in any ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 1, 1997 at 5:57 am
    Dec 2, 1997 at 6:02 am
  • I've got PostGreSQL compiled and working great under Linux. However I can't seem to get it compiled under FreeBSD. Any ideas? Here's the Errors that make 'gmake' puke. - ---- gmake[2]: Leaving ...
    Tony Rios - STAFFTony Rios - STAFF
    Dec 21, 1997 at 7:33 pm
    Dec 22, 1997 at 4:28 pm
  • just got my copy (very late) of the linux journal and they have a category on databases (for the reader's choice awards): first: solid second: empress hmm.... i may look into the solid database to ...
    Neil d. quiogueNeil d. quiogue
    Dec 7, 1997 at 10:39 pm
    Dec 8, 1997 at 12:42 pm
  • I was looking through the changes I had made and realized that we had some problems with @RANDOM@ which someone suggested was due to conflicts with a $RANDOM variable. Can you change the parts ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 30, 1997 at 3:26 am
    Dec 30, 1997 at 3:25 pm
  • scrappy= create table testtable (testfield text); NOTICE:_outNode: don't know how to print type 712 CREATE scrappy= Marc G. Fournier Systems Administrator @ hub.org primary: scrappy@hub.org ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 9, 1997 at 2:54 am
    Dec 15, 1997 at 5:39 am
  • Please let us know if that does not fix it. - -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us ------------------------------
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 4, 1997 at 8:59 pm
    Dec 11, 1997 at 12:25 am
  • from an article in InfoWorld: http://www.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/displayTC.pl?/reviews/971124redhat.htm <snip There is more than one Unix solution to this problem, but one of the most attractive is Red ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 3, 1997 at 10:08 pm
    Dec 4, 1997 at 12:41 am
  • Hi, I am fairly new to postgres, but wanted to help out since I am using the product. I think that I have added some code to pg_dump that will fix the -z option. It basically translates the info from ...
    MaycockMaycock
    Dec 3, 1997 at 6:54 pm
    Dec 4, 1997 at 12:01 am
  • - --------------8F94CD986006A12865519E20 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit are there any GUI front-end for postgress ? i am about to embark on this journey ...
    MheraviMheravi
    Dec 1, 1997 at 3:58 pm
    Dec 1, 1997 at 6:07 pm
  • Marc, did you want me to do any more on the Linux port? I'd be happy to, but wasn't sure if you were going to do something with the __LINUX__ and __GNU__ (or whatever they were) compiler pre-defined ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 27, 1997 at 1:41 am
    Dec 30, 1997 at 2:19 am
  • Announce: Release of PyGreSQL version 2.0 =============================================== PyGreSQL v2.0 has been released. It is available at: ftp://ftp.druid.net/pub/distrib/PyGreSQL-2.0.tgz. ...
    D'Arcy J.M. CainD'Arcy J.M. Cain
    Dec 24, 1997 at 9:48 pm
    Dec 25, 1997 at 3:07 am
  • Here is another file I removed regression in, if people want to check it. Hard to imagine who writes old code like this: - --------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 23, 1997 at 3:25 am
    Dec 23, 1997 at 6:02 am
  • OK, thanks for the cookbook (retained below) on how to demonstrate the problem. The limit for triggering the problem seems to be system-dependent, but not related to the postmaster -B option (I tried ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 22, 1997 at 6:03 pm
    Dec 22, 1997 at 9:21 pm
  • Thomas, have you noticed this error in the regression tests: SELECT 't'::bool or 'f'::bool AS true; Have you seen this? Is it related to the boolean changes, and should I research the cause? - -- ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 21, 1997 at 5:12 am
    Dec 21, 1997 at 3:35 pm
  • Hi, I got the following FATAL, what does it mean? FATAL 1:VACUUM (vc_vacheap): BlowawayRelationBuffers returned -2 I have trouble doing large operations on tables which have indices on this machine, ...
    Maarten BoekholdMaarten Boekhold
    Dec 20, 1997 at 12:27 pm
    Dec 21, 1997 at 12:46 pm
  • Thomas... If you want to take a quick peak, I added a file 'regression.sparc_solaris' to src/tests/regress in the CVS repository that is a diff between expected/results...I'm going to add one for ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 19, 1997 at 3:51 pm
    Dec 19, 1997 at 8:08 pm
  • Hi... Last night, I committed a major amount of changes to how the various "ports" work. Its still a work in progress, but I just got a chance to test out the i386_solaris platform, including ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 19, 1997 at 1:25 pm
    Dec 19, 1997 at 3:43 pm
  • Hi there, how do i insert a single \ into a text field ? Test: create table test (t text); 1. insert into test (t) values ('\'); - no go 2. insert into test (t) values ('\\'); - inserted \\ 3. insert ...
    Sven GoldtSven Goldt
    Dec 11, 1997 at 11:24 pm
    Dec 11, 1997 at 11:50 pm
  • Making the temp tables stay isolated is not a problem. It currently get the next oid, and uses that for the file name. That is not a problem. The problem is that the backend is made in two pieces, ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 11, 1997 at 1:53 am
    Dec 11, 1997 at 6:58 pm
  • I read this in the Informix group. It sounds like our transaction system. - ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 10, 1997 at 4:34 pm
    Dec 10, 1997 at 6:19 pm
  • I have not forgotten about this, and have been thinking a bit about how to implement it using new types or variations on existing types (to minimize the impact on existing functionality and ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 1, 1997 at 12:23 am
    Dec 8, 1997 at 5:42 pm
  • I started looking at implementing the PRIMARY KEY and UNIQUE keywords (as "automatic" indices) and now think that your attempted syntax is correct. My books all show examples with UNIQUE() and ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 1, 1997 at 5:48 am
    Dec 4, 1997 at 5:44 pm
  • I will soon change the varlena structure used to store variable length strings to have a two-byte current length, and a two-byte max length field, instead of the 4-byte length field currently. This ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 4, 1997 at 5:15 am
    Dec 4, 1997 at 4:06 pm
  • Alright!!! Here is the newest diff for the pg_password code. I used CVSup to get the newest code and re-applied my changes. The code has exactly the same behavior as before, but the context diff file ...
    Todd brandysTodd brandys
    Dec 3, 1997 at 10:36 am
    Dec 4, 1997 at 4:16 am
  • Since there wasn't any documentation... is this related to the pg_password patch, or did I miss something else going through the lists? :( Connection to database 'scrappy' failed. connectDB() -- ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 4, 1997 at 1:48 am
    Dec 4, 1997 at 4:09 am
  • The current source tree does not compile. It get the error: Is this something I did? - --------------------------------------------------------------------------- gcc2 -O2 -m486 -pipe -g -Wall ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 1, 1997 at 8:44 pm
    Dec 2, 1997 at 12:49 pm
  • Well! I'm suprised to find that the comparison operators have higher priority in the parser than do the explicit math operators. Anyone know or remember why this might be? If not, I'll change it to ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Dec 31, 1997 at 2:56 pm
    Dec 31, 1997 at 10:02 pm
  • PostgreSQL forever :) Vadim ------------------------------
    Vadim B. MikheevVadim B. Mikheev
    Dec 31, 1997 at 6:22 am
    Dec 31, 1997 at 5:03 pm
  • This is a multi-part message in MIME format. - --------------B685853107A6CF6E7CF15C75 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Aleksey Dashevsky wrote: thanks for ...
    Edmund MerglEdmund Mergl
    Dec 31, 1997 at 3:12 pm
    Dec 31, 1997 at 4:47 pm
  • Richard L. Weeks Western Carolina University Senior CS Student To whom can offer help, I've setup PostgreSQL v6.1, and would like to connect to the server through jdbc. I have the PostgreSQL Java ...
    Richard L. WeeksRichard L. Weeks
    Dec 29, 1997 at 5:32 pm
    Dec 29, 1997 at 7:46 pm
  • Hi, this is my first posting, so forgive me if this has been asked/answered. Has anyone thought about creating an option that will allow the use of fdatasync() instead of fsync(). According to my ...
    John TaylorJohn Taylor
    Dec 29, 1997 at 1:32 am
    Dec 29, 1997 at 2:05 am
  • I also want to remind people that OpenLink gave us a protocol document that described all the protocol issues in detail. I don't know where it is right now, but it may help. - -- Bruce Momjian ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 28, 1997 at 2:58 am
    Dec 28, 1997 at 3:57 pm
  • Thomas, please do a sup and let me know. I think I have the UNION and UNION ALL thing working perfectly. test= select 1 union select 1 union all select 1; ?column? -------- 1 1 (2 rows) You can also ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 27, 1997 at 6:42 am
    Dec 27, 1997 at 3:26 pm
  • Hi Andreas... I'm CCng this to the rest of the group, just in case that I'm incorrect in what I'm stating but I believe this was one of our "problems" with doing up binary distributions. Due to our ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Dec 23, 1997 at 1:24 pm
    Dec 23, 1997 at 1:25 pm
  • I can't reproduce this is under FreeBSD (2.2.2 & 2.2.5), v6.2.1: vac= select field1, field2, count(*) from test group by field1, field2; field1|field2|count - ------+------+----- foo1 |foo2 |70000 (1 ...
    Vadim B. MikheevVadim B. Mikheev
    Dec 23, 1997 at 8:06 am
    Dec 23, 1997 at 12:40 pm
  • One more thing. I guess I am seeing subselects as a different thing that temp tables. I can see people wanting to put indexes on their temp tables, so I think they will need more system catalog ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 22, 1997 at 6:05 am
    Dec 23, 1997 at 9:08 am
  • Please send me instructions on how to be removed from this mailing list. - -- Ken ======================================================================== Ken Simpson Well Connected Computing, Inc. ...
    Kenneth SimpsonKenneth Simpson
    Dec 21, 1997 at 8:36 pm
    Dec 22, 1997 at 6:55 pm
  • If anyone is interested, check out: http://www.postgresql.org/mhonarc If it looks like something ppl find useful, let me know and I'll setup a cron job so that it updates it nightly...if not, just ...
    Marc FournierMarc Fournier
    Dec 21, 1997 at 9:11 pm
    Dec 21, 1997 at 10:47 pm
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