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  • welp, I missed this thread somewhere... huh? what box? what did I miss?? :( Marc G. Fournier ICQ#7615664 IRC Nick: Scrappy Systems Administrator @ hub.org primary: scrappy@hub.org secondary: ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Aug 16, 1999 at 12:09 pm
    Aug 18, 1999 at 3:16 pm
  • The only thing I hate about PostgreSQL is that it's hard to type with all that mixed case. I confess that I've always pronounced it "postgres" anyway, so there! The point of a name is to be ...
    J. Michael RobertsJ. Michael Roberts
    Aug 9, 1999 at 7:51 pm
    Aug 18, 1999 at 8:10 pm
  • Hi! I'm currently fooling around with Postgres's parser, and I must admit some things puzzle me completely. Please tell me what these things in lexer stand for: {operator}/-[\.0-9] { yylval.str = ...
    LeonLeon
    Aug 19, 1999 at 9:17 pm
    Sep 6, 1999 at 8:54 am
  • Just for a testing I made a huge table ( 2GB and it has 10000000 tuples). copy 10000000 tuples took 23 minutes. This is not so bad. Vacuum analyze took 11 minutes, not too bad. After this I created ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Aug 18, 1999 at 8:44 am
    Sep 28, 1999 at 1:21 am
  • Hi Everybody. As well, a few have been asking about multi-threading. Marc has told me about the past discussions on it. I'm interested in re-opening some discussion on it, as we may eventually have ...
    Duane CurrieDuane Currie
    Aug 3, 1999 at 1:57 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 5:37 pm
  • Are we going to release 6.5.2? If yes, then when? --- Tatsuo Ishii
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Aug 29, 1999 at 12:51 pm
    Sep 29, 1999 at 10:22 pm
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    Are we going to release subj in near future? If yes then please wait a few days - seems that I'll have patch for btree to fix problems reported by Oleg Bartunov - indices growing/update slowdown... ...
    Vadim MikheevVadim Mikheev
    Aug 6, 1999 at 9:59 am
    Sep 28, 1999 at 1:01 pm
  • Hi, I think I have fixed the freezing of the postgres backend on Windows NT. Now it survives 5 regression test in a cycle with some concurrent connections during running the tests. Where the problem ...
    Horak DanielHorak Daniel
    Aug 16, 1999 at 9:36 am
    Sep 27, 1999 at 6:35 pm
  • LinuxDev.Net is currently conducting a poll of "The Most Popular DBMS", at http://linuxdev.net. Currently, PostgreSQL ia in second place, with 21 out of 84 votes, while MySQL is in first with 33... ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Aug 2, 1999 at 3:51 pm
    Aug 31, 1999 at 6:27 pm
  • The following is from the web stats for www.PostgreSQL.org,browser report: 133414: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows 98) 125351: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 4.01; Windows NT) 116392: ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Aug 19, 1999 at 2:52 pm
    Aug 24, 1999 at 5:21 am
  • I have had a request to add multi-byte support to the Debian binary packages of PostgreSQL. Since I live in England, I have personally no need of this and therefore have little understanding of the ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Aug 30, 1999 at 9:20 pm
    Sep 3, 1999 at 1:47 am
  • Someone was just complaining over in the sql list about the poor performance of select name,description from descriptions where name in (select name from descriptions where description like ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 5, 1999 at 2:53 pm
    Aug 6, 1999 at 8:16 am
  • We won!! Editor's Choice Award for Best Database Management System at the LinuxWorld Expo in San Jose. The sorry runnerup was Oracle :) Details to follow later. Congrats to everyone. - Thomas
    Tom LockhartTom Lockhart
    Aug 11, 1999 at 8:47 pm
    Aug 16, 1999 at 2:27 am
  • I've been getting a strange error from the vacuum command. When I try 'vacuum verbose analyze' the vacuum goes through the tables fine until just after finishing one particular table. Then I get the ...
    G. Anthony ReinaG. Anthony Reina
    Aug 12, 1999 at 11:26 pm
    Aug 14, 1999 at 2:29 pm
  • Hi, Shot, Leon. The patch removes the #define YY_USES_REJECT from scan.c, which means we now have expandable tokens. Of course, it also removes the scanning of "embedded minuses", which apparently ...
    Ansley, MichaelAnsley, Michael
    Aug 24, 1999 at 8:24 am
    Aug 25, 1999 at 7:59 am
  • Has anyone seen a problem with postgresql-6.5.1 leaking file descriptors? I am not sure what exact activity causes the problem, but e.g. using pgaccess to inspect the database causes the following: ...
    Cyrus RahmanCyrus Rahman
    Aug 30, 1999 at 10:03 pm
    Sep 1, 1999 at 1:42 pm
  • I've been getting the following error out of the backend (followed by a general demise of the system) ERROR: btree scan list trashed; can't find 0x1401e38c0 Anybody know what this means? I've spent a ...
    Adriaan JoubertAdriaan Joubert
    Aug 3, 1999 at 3:15 pm
    Aug 6, 1999 at 1:52 pm
  • We have been having some trouble with our C programs that access the SQL database since upgrading from PostgreSQL 6.4.2 to 6.5.1. It looks as though the header size for the binary cursor has changed ...
    G. Anthony ReinaG. Anthony Reina
    Aug 2, 1999 at 1:20 pm
    Aug 2, 1999 at 6:49 pm
  • Anyone run into this error before: ERROR: Unable to locate type oid 718 in catalog This occurred when I tried to 'vacuum verbose analyze' my database. The last time it occurred, I had to re-build the ...
    G. Anthony ReinaG. Anthony Reina
    Aug 31, 1999 at 4:50 pm
    Sep 1, 1999 at 4:48 pm
  • I have been using MicroEmacs for 9 years, and have been looking for a nice X editor. I looked at Xemacs(too complex to configure), and some others, but they did not have the required features. I like ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 10, 1999 at 10:01 pm
    Aug 12, 1999 at 2:44 pm
  • Fixed it. - Thomas -- Thomas Lockhart lockhart@alumni.caltech.edu South Pasadena, California
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Aug 6, 1999 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 6, 1999 at 8:00 pm
  • We still have a directory called tioga which is also related to Mariposa. Basically, at the time, no one understood the academic stuff, and we had tons of bugs in general areas. We just didn't see ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 2, 1999 at 8:44 pm
    Aug 4, 1999 at 6:00 am
  • I have just committed changes that require a recompile and initdb when next you pull the current CVS sources. Be warned. The changes revise the contents of the pg_statistic system table in order to ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 1, 1999 at 5:00 am
    Aug 2, 1999 at 8:26 pm
  • i have a table which uses an abstime to store a time/date. the data originates as unix time_t, which i convert to a string when inserting the data into the table. i do select's from the table with ...
    Jim MercerJim Mercer
    Aug 17, 1999 at 10:23 pm
    Aug 30, 1999 at 1:23 pm
  • ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have posted this mail to psql-general. But i didn't get any answer yet. ...
    Natalya S. MakushinaNatalya S. Makushina
    Aug 17, 1999 at 12:25 pm
    Aug 20, 1999 at 9:06 am
  • I need to parse this format: <Database ftpdatabase [hostname[:port]] [<DatabaseID somebody ] [<DatabasePWD mypwd ] [<Table ftp_users [<Uname uname ] [<CryptedPwd cryptedpwd ] [<FtpPath ftppath ] ...
    Jackson, DeJuanJackson, DeJuan
    Aug 18, 1999 at 6:12 pm
    Aug 19, 1999 at 3:34 pm
  • Hi, In libpgtcl, pg_select an array field is return as the following string: {"red","blue","green"} and it's rather difficult to process them as a normal tcl list. The same thing for pg_exec, ...
    Constantin TeodorescuConstantin Teodorescu
    Aug 11, 1999 at 6:20 am
    Aug 13, 1999 at 4:22 pm
  • Hi, please add the file ipc.patch (patch for the cygipc library) into src/win32 directory and apply the patch for README.NT (readme.patch). I think it should go into both the 6.5.2 and current trees. ...
    Horak DanielHorak Daniel
    Aug 30, 1999 at 12:15 pm
    Sep 28, 1999 at 1:43 am
  • I have received a report that pl/plpgsql requires bison to compile. I have verified this is true, at least on BSD/OS 4.01, and since we enable plpgsql compile by default, this requires bison for our ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 6, 1999 at 6:26 pm
    Aug 16, 1999 at 8:13 pm
  • Hi all, I'm trying to create an index on a composite key using a DECIMAL type but PostgreSQL raises the following error: CREATE TABLE header ( year decimal(4) NOT NULL, number INTEGER NOT NULL, date ...
    José SoaresJosé Soares
    Aug 10, 1999 at 12:48 pm
    Sep 29, 1999 at 9:41 pm
  • What does it mean? prova= select nome from prova group by nome having count(*) 1; nome Carlos Henrique Jose (3 rows) prova= select oid,* from prova where nome in (select nome from prova group by nome ...
    José SoaresJosé Soares
    Aug 23, 1999 at 1:08 pm
    Aug 27, 1999 at 1:58 pm
  • I have just committed changes that alter the representation of SortClause nodes (making them like GroupClause, instead of the crufty way they were done before). This breaks stored rules! You will ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 21, 1999 at 3:59 am
    Aug 25, 1999 at 12:15 am
  • Hi Does postgres support the notion of single row fetch without having to use cursors with libpq. What I want to do is something like myResult = PQexec(myConnection, "select * from mytable where ...
    Theo KramerTheo Kramer
    Aug 13, 1999 at 4:10 am
    Aug 14, 1999 at 1:54 pm
  • Hello all, Currently,only the first column of multi-column indices is used to find start scan position of Indexscan-s. To speed up finding scan start position,I have changed _bt_first() to use as ...
    Hiroshi InoueHiroshi Inoue
    Aug 12, 1999 at 8:48 am
    Sep 27, 1999 at 6:20 pm
  • Hi, With my system I get it to do a full pg_dump once per hour so that if anything goes wrong I can go back to the previous hours information if needed. One thing I did notice is that the whole ...
    Wayne PiekarskiWayne Piekarski
    Aug 7, 1999 at 8:00 am
    Sep 27, 1999 at 6:07 pm
  • PGSQL 6.5.0, FreeBSD 3.2, Intel Pentium II 366MHz, 128 MB The table below was filled with about 1,000,000 records. Then a bunch of indexes was created and a VACUUM executed. I was under impression ...
    Gene SokolovGene Sokolov
    Aug 27, 1999 at 2:46 pm
    Sep 15, 1999 at 1:37 am
  • Hello, is there any rough estimate of when Postgres ANSI SQL compliance is planned to be implemented? Will it be in 6.6, 6.7, or later? Any info would be appreciated. Nejc -- ''Share and Enjoy.''
    Jernej ZajcJernej Zajc
    Aug 29, 1999 at 12:46 pm
    Aug 31, 1999 at 6:47 am
  • Hi Does anyone know why the following occurs? coza= explain select * from accounts where domain = '%' order by domain; NOTICE: QUERY PLAN: Index Scan using domain_idx on accounts (cost=1434.50 ...
    Theo KramerTheo Kramer
    Aug 13, 1999 at 6:31 am
    Aug 13, 1999 at 5:51 pm
  • Hi Thomas, I have been noticing that if I write something like ... WHERE float8column < 33; the system is not very smart about it, whereas ... WHERE float8column < 33.0; works fine. The reason is ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 4, 1999 at 11:01 pm
    Aug 5, 1999 at 2:42 pm
  • Is anyone else disturbed by wholesale changes to what is supposed to be a stable release? I am sure Marc will say these are low-risk changes --- but they're not *no* risk, because there is always a ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 3, 1999 at 2:24 pm
    Aug 3, 1999 at 6:45 pm
  • The syntax needed for defining functions is quite annoying because of the needed quoting. Example: CREATE FUNCTION bla (int4) RETURNS char AS ' BEGIN RETURN ''Two quotes needed'' END; ' LANGUAGE ...
    Jochen TopfJochen Topf
    Aug 28, 1999 at 9:20 pm
    Aug 30, 1999 at 8:54 pm
  • I'm forwarding this to the hackers list, because it presumably is an issue to be addressed in the code for rolling back an aborted transaction. I suppose that there is nothing there to handle the ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Aug 20, 1999 at 5:09 am
    Aug 23, 1999 at 11:16 am
  • Hi, Has anybody received the patches that I sent making query strings extensible? I posted them twice, and didn't even get them back from the patches list myself. Is there a problem with attachments? ...
    Ansley, MichaelAnsley, Michael
    Aug 17, 1999 at 12:31 pm
    Aug 17, 1999 at 2:44 pm
  • Hi, I am using the libpq interface with binary cursors and am using numeric fields. There seems to be no conversion routines available in the front end library for numeric types. Am I missing ...
    Theo KramerTheo Kramer
    Aug 16, 1999 at 4:06 pm
    Aug 17, 1999 at 6:29 am
  • I´m trying to implement Statement Triggers in postgreSQL. The basic idea is check (in ExcutePlan) if there are statement before call first time to ExecAppend, ExecDelete or ExecUpdate (or after the ...
    F J CuberosF J Cuberos
    Aug 15, 1999 at 2:23 pm
    Aug 17, 1999 at 5:28 am
  • Hi there. I remember someone talking about compiling pgsql so that it could use table names longer than 32 bytes, but that it would require some changes in the source code. Could anyone tell me what ...
    Finn KettnerFinn Kettner
    Aug 16, 1999 at 5:47 pm
    Aug 16, 1999 at 9:17 pm
  • Hi I've been doing some big imports using COPY. Problem I have is COPY aborting if a field could not be parsed. What's the feeling about changing the behaviour so it does not abort, yet writes the ...
    Theo KramerTheo Kramer
    Aug 13, 1999 at 9:52 am
    Aug 13, 1999 at 3:27 pm
  • It seem that a drop table while in a transaction keeps the table but not the data. Bug? or undocumented feature? testcase= select * from t; i - (0 rows) testcase= insert into t VALUES(1); INSERT ...
    Jackson, DeJuanJackson, DeJuan
    Aug 10, 1999 at 5:02 pm
    Aug 10, 1999 at 9:47 pm
  • Hackers: has anyone any insight on this one, please? Craig Sanders wrote: ... ... This does seem to be a problem with 6.5.1. I have got a similar one coming up in the regression test database. Very ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Aug 10, 1999 at 5:27 pm
    Aug 10, 1999 at 9:45 pm
  • [postgresql lists added to Cc in hope of elucidation] Adam Di Carlo wrote: I regret that I have no experience with kernel debugging. not even a kernel oops output? Can postgresql developers tell from ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Aug 1, 1999 at 6:35 am
    Aug 2, 1999 at 6:14 am
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