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  • I have been working with many of you for over a hear, and would like to know more details about you. I am 36, and live with my wife of eight years and two boys in a house just outside of ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 20, 1998 at 3:48 am
    Mar 12, 1998 at 12:40 pm
  • Okay :-( But: I think this is an error in the rewrite system. I think this query should get rewritten ! Can we fix this ? Andreas
    Zeugswetter Andreas SARZZeugswetter Andreas SARZ
    Feb 19, 1998 at 2:58 pm
    Feb 20, 1998 at 1:50 am
  • I found the problem. You will have to initdb to see the fix. -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 5, 1998 at 7:01 pm
    Feb 16, 1998 at 12:19 am
  • I don't know if I like the new name db_user? What do other people think? I thought pg_user_no_pwd would be nice. -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 23, 1998 at 7:57 pm
    Feb 24, 1998 at 8:42 pm
  • Interesting. Nothing is jumping out at me. Looks like we could try to clean up heapgettup() to see if there is anything in there that can be speeded up. None of the calls looks like it should be ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 5, 1998 at 8:32 pm
    Apr 24, 1998 at 3:06 pm
  • Hi all, What about: grant select on pg_user to public; create rule pg_user_hide_pw as on select to pg_user.passwd do instead select '********' as passwd; Then if I do: select * from pg_user; usename ...
    Zeugswetter Andreas SARZZeugswetter Andreas SARZ
    Feb 19, 1998 at 2:00 pm
    Mar 5, 1998 at 1:06 am
  • Here they are. Please tell me if I can remove any of them. Unfixed items get added to the TODO list after the final 6.3 release. ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 22, 1998 at 2:19 am
    Mar 2, 1998 at 2:37 am
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    I'm currently back to work with version 6.2.1 since I cannot connect with 6.3 via ODBC. Anyway, I got my application running after finding a problem (inside the app) with data conversion (it read ...
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Feb 5, 1998 at 11:14 am
    Feb 10, 1998 at 9:43 am
  • JDBC works postgres works I is happy :) [wasn't posted so I figure I'd post] Runs very nicely under egcs-2.91.06 FWIW... [about 3-5 times faster than before ... though that could be postgres ...
    Feb 2, 1998 at 12:06 am
    Feb 3, 1998 at 4:50 pm
  • Still getting these errors: cvs checkout: cannot open /usr/local/cvsroot/pgsql/src/test/regress/regression.Solaris-Sparc,v: Permission denied cvs checkout: cannot open ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 28, 1998 at 2:57 pm
    Mar 3, 1998 at 6:01 am
  • Last thing when running config: It does compile OK, since this file is not used anyway. But it would be confusing to Joe User if it is still there in the release. :-) I am totally ignorant when it ...
    Goran ThyniGoran Thyni
    Feb 4, 1998 at 9:44 am
    Feb 25, 1998 at 3:55 pm
  • Oracle 6, there is NULL into table b: SQL select * from a where x in (select * from b); X ---------- 2 SQL select * from a where x not in (select * from b); no rows selected SQL select * from a where ...
    Vadim B. MikheevVadim B. Mikheev
    Feb 17, 1998 at 6:51 am
    Feb 24, 1998 at 2:45 am
  • I want to run pgindent before the final release. Who has outstanding patches they are sitting on that would be affected by this? Only places where we have added non-conforming code would be affected. ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 19, 1998 at 3:00 pm
    Feb 25, 1998 at 2:37 pm
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    Hi, despite bein chronically short of time I'd like to be involved with some database development in free software. It seems to me that postgresql is the most complete package out there and it also ...
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Feb 4, 1998 at 11:50 am
    Feb 5, 1998 at 7:59 pm
  • Here is a description of the major patch from Massimo. The irony of this is that the mail message is dated January 27th, when application of the patch would have been easier because we were not in ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 15, 1998 at 2:32 am
    Mar 16, 1998 at 11:38 pm
  • I am getting the error... ERROR: fmgr_info: function 0: cache lookup failed ...after creating a database, creating tables - indexes and sequences, inserting data (with perl scripts) into 2 tables ...
    James HughesJames Hughes
    Feb 1, 1998 at 1:21 pm
    Mar 20, 1998 at 2:21 am
  • Hi, the first step on views using aggregate was successful. But I don't know enough about GROUP BY, HAVING and all the other stuff. So I need someone to assist me in getting the rewrite system to ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Feb 23, 1998 at 6:07 pm
    Mar 16, 1998 at 2:39 pm
  • don't want to bring up a touchy subject, BUT... does the rule system actually work, and if not, what are our plans? It would extend the functionality of postgresql quite a bit and make it much more ...
    Brett McCormickBrett McCormick
    Feb 11, 1998 at 6:40 am
    Feb 12, 1998 at 1:29 am
  • Hi, I've changed the large object memory managment strategy to ensure that each large object has it's own memory context. This way I can free all memory for a large object when I lo_close is called ...
    Maurice GittensMaurice Gittens
    Feb 20, 1998 at 1:14 pm
    Feb 24, 1998 at 7:12 am
  • Hi, I'm running PostgreSQL 6.3 on Linux 2.1.85 with gcc 2.8.0 and libc5. So far no problems, however I noted some cleanups / enhancements which I would like to do. Before I send you a bunch of ...
    Jeroen van VianenJeroen van Vianen
    Feb 11, 1998 at 9:24 am
    Mar 30, 1998 at 4:43 pm
  • I ran my performance tests some more times and it seems the numbers are not really comparable. When I run PostgreSQL without -F I get a sync after every insert. With -F I get no sync at all as all ...
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Feb 11, 1998 at 9:37 am
    Feb 19, 1998 at 12:08 pm
  • Here is my current list for porting status for the v6.3 release. I may have missed at least a few reports, e.g hpux, irix?? Since the porting support has changed for v6.3, if a system is not tested ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Feb 14, 1998 at 5:03 pm
    Feb 18, 1998 at 3:34 pm
  • With Vadim's change, here it is: --------------------------------------------------------------------------- ORDER BY NULLs problem? test new view permission code, install new pg_user view for use ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 22, 1998 at 8:06 pm
    Feb 27, 1998 at 1:58 pm
  • Bruce, are you planning on keeping a ToDo list for the 6.3 release as you have in (at least) the past few releases? That will make sure that we don't leave something out. As a start: Commit sgml ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Feb 13, 1998 at 4:09 pm
    Feb 15, 1998 at 9:20 am
  • Nobody likes to take the time to move discussions, do they? And ya, I'm about as guilty *sigh* Move to pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org... Hrmmmm...good point, I think. Bruce? Vadim? When vacuum'ng a ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Feb 3, 1998 at 12:10 pm
    Feb 5, 1998 at 5:46 pm
  • Hi! vac= create table x (y int, z int); CREATE vac= insert into x values (1,1); INSERT 18168 1 vac= insert into x values (1,2); INSERT 18169 1 vac= insert into x values (2,1); INSERT 18170 1 vac= ...
    Vadim B. MikheevVadim B. Mikheev
    Feb 2, 1998 at 11:55 am
    Feb 3, 1998 at 7:31 pm
  • Since the copy statement is behaving differently than the normal select stuff, I think we should eighter introduce a new permission (name it copy or dump) or include the copy into the rewrite system. ...
    Zeugswetter Andreas SARZZeugswetter Andreas SARZ
    Feb 20, 1998 at 11:03 am
    Feb 23, 1998 at 11:22 am
  • Another thing the change does is to pass atttypmod to output functions as the third parameter. -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 10, 1998 at 4:30 am
    Feb 20, 1998 at 4:16 am
  • Is this Ok ? /home/postgres/lib ls -l total 711 -r--r--r-- 1 postgres users 605 26 ÆÅ× 07:57 global1.bki.source -r--r--r-- 1 postgres users 0 26 ÆÅ× 07:57 global1.description -r--r--r-- 1 postgres ...
    Vadim B. MikheevVadim B. Mikheev
    Feb 26, 1998 at 12:57 am
    Feb 26, 1998 at 10:03 pm
  • Now that I have libpgtcl compiled and installed I tried pgaccess-0.76 and got the following error: /usr/libexec/ld.so: Undefined symbol "_pgresStatus" in wish8.0:/usr/local/pgsql/lib/libpgtcl.so.1.0 ...
    Brook MilliganBrook Milligan
    Feb 19, 1998 at 3:38 am
    Feb 23, 1998 at 1:15 pm
  • Here is my current list of supported platforms. The outstanding issues are: aix/3.5 - anyone able to test? Success on aix4.x good enough?? hpux/9.0.x - anyone testing? there are installation ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Feb 19, 1998 at 4:05 pm
    Feb 21, 1998 at 5:18 am
  • Marc and Thomas, there are so many patches going around, I can't even keep track that they are all getting applied. Thank goodness Marc is on top of it. -- Bruce Momjian maillist@candle.pha.pa.us
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 13, 1998 at 7:32 pm
    Feb 16, 1998 at 9:02 pm
  • I have the variable block size working, but haven't changed the varchar/char limits to vary with the chosen size. (Also not positive that I've found everywhere that should be check the block size). ...
    Darren KingDarren King
    Feb 2, 1998 at 1:44 am
    Feb 6, 1998 at 8:46 pm
  • In doing some work with the PostgreSQL ODBC driver today I noticed that I was unable to connect to any of my database (how long has this been a problem, I'm not sure). I then tried to use psql to ...
    Julia Anne CaseJulia Anne Case
    Feb 3, 1998 at 7:25 pm
    Feb 5, 1998 at 6:02 pm
  • I hate to ask, but what version is the port for? We already removed all the PORTNAME stuff for v6.3 ;( Marc G. Fournier Systems Administrator @ hub.org primary: scrappy@hub.org secondary: ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Feb 3, 1998 at 12:47 am
    Feb 5, 1998 at 1:44 am
  • Included are patches for SunOS port based on the Feb 24 snapshot. Remaining problems are some minor compiling errors of ecpg and strange NOTICE messages from initdb (known bug?). I have tested the ...
    Feb 25, 1998 at 2:52 am
    Mar 2, 1998 at 5:43 am
  • It seems we need something like that too. I've just run the new perftest program against PostgreSQL and Oracle. It does: 1) insert 1407 tuples into two tables 2) select one attribute from one table ...
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Feb 27, 1998 at 9:50 am
    Feb 27, 1998 at 4:09 pm
  • I am enhancing my PyGreSQL 2.0 package and I wanted to determine the types of returned fields. I tried using the manifest constans INT2OID, INT4OID, FLOAT4OID, etc but these are defined in the file ...
    D'Arcy J.M. CainD'Arcy J.M. Cain
    Feb 27, 1998 at 4:32 am
    Feb 27, 1998 at 3:26 pm
  • Isn't it a good solution to implement PostgreSQL SUM() function ? What do you think about ? ____________________________Jose' Soares Da Silva_____________________________ Via Bazzanese, 69 ),,,( ...
    Feb 16, 1998 at 1:24 pm
    Feb 24, 1998 at 1:32 pm
  • Hi All, I'm getting a SEGV error when testing ecpg using the perftest,or any other, example program. I have tracked this down to a call to PQfinish() in ECPGfinish() that occurs before any connection ...
    Keith ParksKeith Parks
    Feb 17, 1998 at 10:26 pm
    Feb 21, 1998 at 3:33 pm
  • Ok, I think large objects are leaking memory because the large object functions in the backend use their own GlobalMemoryContext (called Filesystem), which (according to a quick grep) is never freed. ...
    Maurice GittensMaurice Gittens
    Feb 16, 1998 at 3:54 pm
    Mar 16, 1998 at 5:10 am
  • We are coasting to the March 1 release date. No show-stoppers, assuming Thomas finishes the new manuals. We have a lot of nice effort go into the release, with many people involved, and some really ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 28, 1998 at 5:30 am
    Feb 28, 1998 at 7:05 pm
  • I wonder if I didn't make a mistake in the money type. As a C library function it made sense to add the "$" to the display because it was easy to add one to the return value if it wasn't required. ...
    D'Arcy J.M. CainD'Arcy J.M. Cain
    Feb 27, 1998 at 1:45 pm
    Feb 28, 1998 at 1:08 pm
  • Ok, I have an application which uses posgresql. While testing the system (inserting many records into a database (with large objects) the system ran out of memory (the system has 64M RAM + 128M ...
    Maurice GittensMaurice Gittens
    Feb 13, 1998 at 11:06 am
    Feb 25, 1998 at 11:11 pm
  • Someone want to tell me why the below CREATE INDEX fails? I've tried everything I can think of, and can't get that INDEX to be created :( -- $Id: groups.psql,v 1.2 1997/08/14 20:05:08 shevett Exp $ ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Feb 20, 1998 at 4:58 am
    Feb 20, 1998 at 12:48 pm
  • I just tried this on Debian with glibc 2.0.6 and it works fine. That is my 6.3 postgresql release outputs 4 hours. Michael -- Dr. Michael Meskes, Projekt-Manager | topystem Systemhaus GmbH ...
    Meskes, MichaelMeskes, Michael
    Feb 15, 1998 at 11:06 am
    Feb 18, 1998 at 3:16 pm
  • I have been trying to build Postgres 6.3 on an Alpha, running Digital Standard Unix, and have been finding a similar problem to Ken Hollis, once I succeeded in getting the thing to compile cleanly ...
    Peter StockwellPeter Stockwell
    Feb 13, 1998 at 4:03 am
    Feb 13, 1998 at 8:56 pm
  • Yes, I think to change atttypmod to default to -1 would be the right thing, since the empty string '' really has a length of 0, We could think of -1 as: We don't know how long this field will be. 0 ...
    Zeugswetter Andreas DBTZeugswetter Andreas DBT
    Feb 6, 1998 at 7:52 am
    Feb 7, 1998 at 6:09 am
  • Hello, I am the packager for the RH 5.0 postgres RPM. What's wrong with it ? Looking forward for this release... Best wishes, Cristian -- ...
    Cristian GaftonCristian Gafton
    Feb 26, 1998 at 6:51 pm
    Mar 1, 1998 at 7:46 pm
  • having trouble with the macro inlining in v6.3. The alpha ports have trouble inlining the slock assembler code, and the SCO port has trouble inlining the cache lookup code. Since these macros were ...
    Thomas G. LockhartThomas G. Lockhart
    Feb 25, 1998 at 2:28 pm
    Feb 27, 1998 at 5:53 am
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