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  • I will assume I can remove this item(thanks Tom): GEQO has trouble with many tables/eats memory - Backend message type 0x44 Current list is: ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 17, 1999 at 12:31 am
    Jul 7, 1999 at 11:54 pm
  • Am I right in saying that the -o and -D arguments to pg_dump cannot work together? Any chance of this getting fixed? Otherwise is there any other way of deleting a column from a table whilst ...
    Chris BitmeadChris Bitmead
    May 7, 1999 at 3:35 am
    Jul 19, 1999 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi, recently I tried to reproduce some benchmark results when I discovered a very strange behavior. I did my tests with the current snapshot of last week, but other people who have performed the same ...
    Edmund MerglEdmund Mergl
    May 21, 1999 at 8:34 pm
    Sep 22, 1999 at 1:17 am
  • Please take a sec to read this question. I've posted it several times but got no comments at all. Thanx, Pablo. --- Forwarded message: From pablo Thu May 27 18:42:11 1999 Subject: nonblocking lock? ...
    Pablo FunesPablo Funes
    May 31, 1999 at 5:08 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 11:24 pm
  • Today I run http_load to do some benchmark of my Web-DB application and found that under high load (it was about 18 postgres running ) postsmaster failed. Restarting postmaster produces error: ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    May 3, 1999 at 7:35 pm
    May 6, 1999 at 2:44 pm
  • Here is the current TODO list. This list is independent of the Open Items list. Items not fixed by 6.5 final are moved to the TODO list. I would like to know which items have been fixed already from ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 18, 1999 at 2:32 am
    May 24, 1999 at 7:56 am
  • OK, here is the list. Please send me changes. I will post this periodically. I realize many are not show-stoppers, but it doesn't hurt to have everyone see the items. I will move them to the main ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 10, 1999 at 7:32 pm
    May 12, 1999 at 10:29 am
  • It replaces @libdir@ with ${exec_prefix}/lib. It appears the configure code expects the replacement to occour in a Makefile, so ${exec_prefix} can be replaced in Makefile.global. However, ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 11, 1999 at 12:23 am
    May 12, 1999 at 4:00 pm
  • Hi all, I think I have found a bug in regexp based selections. Watch this : create table regdemo (fld1 varchar(32)); CREATE insert into regdemo values('410'); INSERT 726409 1 insert into regdemo ...
    Constantin TeodorescuConstantin Teodorescu
    May 19, 1999 at 1:45 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 6:57 pm
  • I'm constructing a new type "ip4" as a unified replacement to inet and cidr, to hopefully relieve some of the confusion involving those types. Would anyone be interested? Mark
    Mark VolpeMark Volpe
    May 31, 1999 at 3:46 pm
    Jun 1, 1999 at 5:13 pm
  • I've committed fixes that deal with all of the coredump problems I could find in nodeHash.c (there were several :-(). But the code still has a fundamental design flaw: it uses a fixed-size overflow ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 6, 1999 at 4:13 pm
    May 23, 1999 at 6:07 pm
  • I have just committed some changes that fix bugs in the GEQO planner and limit its memory usage. It should now be possible to use GEQO even for queries that join a very large number of tables --- at ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 17, 1999 at 12:58 am
    May 23, 1999 at 1:06 am
  • Hi everyone! Tom Lane Writes: Ok, that is cool. I will try the patch out in the next few days and get back with my results. I'll try to stress the machine by bogging it down a bit with I/O, to see if ...
    Wayne PiekarskiWayne Piekarski
    May 10, 1999 at 12:32 pm
    Jul 27, 1999 at 1:30 pm
  • I still can't get this type creation working. I get the subject error whenever I try to select on the new type if it is indexed. Here is a sample. darcy= create table x (g glaccount, i int); CREATE ...
    "D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain"D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain
    May 26, 1999 at 12:08 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 10:07 pm
  • I have gotten some dates from the old Ingres and Postgres source code. Interesting how old these are: PostgreSQL is the most advanced open-source database server. It is Object-Relational(ORDBMS), and ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 29, 1999 at 7:46 pm
    Jun 1, 1999 at 4:52 am
  • I believe I've identified the main cause of the peculiar behavior we are seeing with INSERT ... SELECT ... GROUP/ORDER BY: it's a subtle parser bug. Here is the test case I'm looking at: CREATE TABLE ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 14, 1999 at 12:02 am
    Sep 18, 1999 at 10:08 pm
  • I just gave an incorrect answer on pgsql-interfaces concerning the following bug, which has been around for quite a while: regression= create table bug1 (f1 int28 primary key); NOTICE: CREATE ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 27, 1999 at 9:34 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 10:06 pm
  • I have fixed the problem with DEFAULT ''. test= create table t1 (str1 char(2) default '',str2 text default '',str3 text default '' ); CREATE test= insert into t1 values ('aa', 'string2', 'string3'); ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 22, 1999 at 4:09 am
    Jul 7, 1999 at 8:58 pm
  • Marc G. Fournier ICQ#7615664 IRC Nick: Scrappy Systems Administrator @ hub.org primary: scrappy@hub.org secondary: scrappy@{freebsd|postgresql}.org ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Fri, ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    May 14, 1999 at 7:49 pm
    Jul 7, 1999 at 3:48 am
  • Yes. So, I'm going to be out of town from this evening through the holiday weekend. And I would need a few days (4?; could shrink it a bit by taking a day from work) to prepare postscript hardcopy ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    May 27, 1999 at 4:01 pm
    Jun 1, 1999 at 3:03 pm
  • Hi, I have tested current snapshot (from CVS) to compile and run on Windows NT. It compiles mostly OK. The only problem is with linking the libpq++, but it can be a general problem: pgcursordb.o: In ...
    Horak DanielHorak Daniel
    May 26, 1999 at 1:28 pm
    May 31, 1999 at 4:21 pm
  • I have gotten the OK from Daemon News to publish the article I posted a few days ago. The original is our web site. Any comments before I release it. I will wait a few days. -- Bruce Momjian | ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 29, 1999 at 6:08 pm
    May 31, 1999 at 12:07 am
  • Added to TODO list. Not sure how to address this. -- Bruce Momjian | http://www.op.net/~candle maillist@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 853-3000 + If your life is a hard drive, | 830 Blythe Avenue + Christ ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 10, 1999 at 3:37 pm
    May 18, 1999 at 3:41 am
  • Hi, We have problems with backend processes that close the channel because of palloc() failures. When an INSERT statement fails, the backend reports an error (e.g. `Cannot insert a duplicate key into ...
    Mirko KaffkaMirko Kaffka
    May 12, 1999 at 10:48 am
    May 13, 1999 at 2:46 am
  • I am having some problems w/ LO in postgres 6.5.snapshot (date marked 5/27). Here is the problem: I am doing a program that will search through ~250M of text in LO format. The search function seems ...
    Brandon PalmerBrandon Palmer
    May 27, 1999 at 7:25 pm
    Jun 1, 1999 at 2:54 pm
  • The problem is with file conv.c in backend/utils/mb/ .... big52mic(unsigned char *big5, unsigned char *p, int len) unsigned short c1; unsigned short big5buf, cnsBuf; unsigned char lc; char ...
    David SauerDavid Sauer
    May 25, 1999 at 7:44 pm
    May 26, 1999 at 3:07 pm
  • The message is a bit off. I had a database working fine on one system under 6.3.x. The software I had written to use it worked WONDERFULLY as well. I then brought up a new machine using RedHat 6.0. I ...
    Trever AdamsTrever Adams
    May 31, 1999 at 7:59 am
    Jun 4, 1999 at 1:50 pm
  • I get above message from the backend while trying to update same raw from different transactions (I guess). Is this normal? FYI, if I change the transaction isolation level to serializable, no erro ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    May 21, 1999 at 9:58 am
    May 26, 1999 at 6:34 am
  • I have a new version of of PyGreSQL (2.4) ready to release. I am only waiting for 6.5 to be released as the README refers to it. Other than that it is fully released and available for download at the ...
    "D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain"D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain
    May 19, 1999 at 11:52 am
    May 19, 1999 at 4:32 pm
  • Today, I tried cvs version of 6.5 and got following: c_flats= explain select station_id from metro_stations except select metro_id from work_flats; ERROR: copyObject: don't know how to copy 604 ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    May 1, 1999 at 4:31 pm
    May 11, 1999 at 5:01 pm
  • With fairly current sources: regression= create table dnum (f1 numeric(10,2)); CREATE regression= insert into dnum values ('12.34'); ERROR: overflow on numeric ABS(value) = 10^1 for field with ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 7, 1999 at 10:15 pm
    May 9, 1999 at 9:43 pm
  • Hi, I posted a related question yesterday to the general list, but Bruce Momjian <maillist@candle.pha.pa.us suggested it belongs on the hackers list. Using pg_dump with 6.5b1 on solaris sparc crashes ...
    Ari HalberstadtAri Halberstadt
    May 25, 1999 at 6:04 pm
    May 26, 1999 at 8:41 pm
  • Thus spake Thomas Lockhart Does this cover it? RCS file: RCS/select.sgml,v retrieving revision 1.1 diff -c -r1.1 select.sgml *** select.sgml 1999/05/08 13:52:15 1.1 --- select.sgml 1999/05/08 ...
    "D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain"D'Arcy" "J.M." Cain
    May 8, 1999 at 1:58 pm
    May 10, 1999 at 6:19 pm
  • I've been looking into Mergl's "update" performance problem. With current sources, on a sequential-scan update of about 10,000 out of 1,000,000 records, I observe 33712 read() calls and 34107 write() ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 28, 1999 at 6:06 pm
    May 29, 1999 at 5:31 am
  • I'm experiencing a strange problem when playing with the bench scripts. (No postmaster running). Platform SPARC Linux 2.0.36, latest CVS. If I do:- [postgres@sparclinux bench]$ rm -rf ...
    Keith ParksKeith Parks
    May 24, 1999 at 6:34 pm
    May 27, 1999 at 12:50 am
  • Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    May 25, 1999 at 9:53 am
    May 25, 1999 at 4:53 pm
  • After reading a couple more complaints of hashtable-overflow error messages, I went ahead and rewrote the hash join modules so that they don't use fixed-size hash buckets and a fixed-size overflow ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 18, 1999 at 2:57 pm
    May 19, 1999 at 4:07 am
  • Hi, I have to work with postgres under freeBSD 3.1-RELEASE and as I'm completely dummy in FreeBSD I'm wondering if there are problems with running postgres (6.5). I installed 6.5 cvs and after ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    May 15, 1999 at 6:32 am
    May 17, 1999 at 6:11 am
  • While looking at all these parsetrees I wonder why the hell the GroupClause contains a complete copy of the TLE at all? The planner depends on finding a corresponding entry in the targetlist which ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    May 11, 1999 at 5:09 pm
    May 12, 1999 at 3:18 pm
  • Sereval days I can't compile 6.5 cvs sources under Linux, I got sporadical errors so I suspected it's compiler/hardware problem. I'm using egcs 1.12 release. I moved to another Linux box, download ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    May 11, 1999 at 6:46 am
    May 11, 1999 at 5:54 pm
  • Yes, that is true. There are several cases where we check just for = NULL and not NULL = in the internals, not the grammar. Yes, but some of the tools output that, and I think that was the complaint. ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    May 10, 1999 at 7:01 pm
    May 11, 1999 at 3:54 am
  • Hello, I´ve just downloaded the snapshot-version april, 28th. Doing a join between two tables, I got the message: ERROR: hash table out of memory. Use -B parameter to increase buffers. Well, ...
    Michael ContzenMichael Contzen
    May 3, 1999 at 11:43 am
    May 4, 1999 at 11:46 pm
  • Why both int pid; TransactionId xid; are used in XIDTAG? lock.c: * normal lock user lock * * lockmethod 1 2 * tag.relId rel oid 0 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Due to this, user-lock LOCKTAG is always different ...
    Vadim MikheevVadim Mikheev
    May 3, 1999 at 4:18 pm
    May 4, 1999 at 2:57 pm
  • With current sources: regression= CREATE TABLE x (y text); CREATE regression= CREATE VIEW z AS select * from x; CREATE regression= INSERT INTO x VALUES ('foo'); INSERT 411635 1 regression= INSERT ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 25, 1999 at 2:42 pm
    Sep 21, 1999 at 8:26 pm
  • I have been looking into why a reference to a nonexistent table, eg INSERT INTO nosuchtable VALUES(1); leaks a small amount of memory per occurrence. What I find is a memory leak in the indexscan ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    May 16, 1999 at 3:10 am
    Jul 8, 1999 at 3:29 am
  • To return consistent results pg_dump should run all queries in single transaction, in serializable mode. It's old problem. But now when selects don't block writers we are able to do this. ...
    Vadim MikheevVadim Mikheev
    May 26, 1999 at 4:09 am
    May 26, 1999 at 5:14 am
  • CURRENT/pgsql/src/test/regress gmake runtest MULTIBYTE=;export MULTIBYTE; \ /bin/sh ./regress.sh freebsd 2 &1 | tee regress.out =============== Notes... ================= postmaster must already be ...
    Vadim MikheevVadim Mikheev
    May 23, 1999 at 12:04 pm
    May 25, 1999 at 3:12 pm
  • This is something I have complained about time and again. It is time something is changed about it, otherwise Postgres will NEVER be a standard-compliant RDBMS. The SQL92 text says: A null value is ...
    Herouth MaozHerouth Maoz
    May 19, 1999 at 1:52 pm
    May 19, 1999 at 3:44 pm
  • While playing with ODBC and MapInfo 5.01, I came across this one: drop table "MAPINFO_MAPCATALOG"; This doesn't work as it seems to ignore the quotes, and convert into lower case. Peter -- Peter T ...
    Peter T MountPeter T Mount
    May 18, 1999 at 9:06 pm
    May 19, 1999 at 1:05 pm
  • Hi, I have observed a strange behavior with current source tree. For example, select usename from pg_user order by usename; is ok. But select usename as aaa from pg_user order by usename; will ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    May 16, 1999 at 7:13 am
    May 18, 1999 at 1:47 am
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