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    I thought about the huge size variable text type a little more. And I think I could get the following implementation to work reliable for our upcoming release. For any relation, having one or more ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 11, 1999 at 5:40 am
    Dec 14, 1999 at 2:37 pm
  • There have been some people who have said they want a 6.6 release with beta to start on February 1. They are Tom Lane, Thomas Lockhart, and myself. Jan and Peter Eisentraut have said they will be ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 10, 1999 at 5:45 am
    Dec 30, 1999 at 5:04 pm
  • Hello, I was just wondering if there were any dates the major developers had in mind as to when current will be released as a beta release? For my trivial part, I still have to send in a patch to ...
    Mike MascariMike Mascari
    Dec 5, 1999 at 6:08 am
    Dec 8, 1999 at 3:48 pm
  • OK I have: 8-space tabs: Tom Lane, Peter, Vince, Massimo 4-space tabs: Bruce, Andreas open bracket on if () line - yes: Massimo, Peter no: Bruce More votes? -- Bruce Momjian | ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 23, 1999 at 9:44 pm
    Dec 26, 1999 at 4:41 pm
  • Unfortunately, this is the simplest example I have to offer. The following query succeeds numerous times before going into a continuous failure mode due to the error above. Vacuuming the DB fixes the ...
    Ed LoehrEd Loehr
    Dec 16, 1999 at 12:13 am
    Jan 9, 2000 at 8:32 am
  • Take a look at NUMERIC or LZTEXT types (both by me and thus I knew) and you'll know. That's what I meant with implicit casting. Oh - yes! Please don't do a pgindent. Otherwise it's relatively simple ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 17, 1999 at 11:34 pm
    Dec 21, 1999 at 5:41 am
  • Current votes are: (8) 8-space tabs: Tom Lane, Peter E., Massimo, Jan, Hiroshi, Peter M., Michael, Tatsuo (5) 4-space tabs: Bruce, Andreas, Vince, Vadim, D'Arcy open bracket on if () line: (7) yes: ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 30, 1999 at 6:30 am
    Jan 6, 2000 at 10:05 am
  • I talked to Marc several months ago about the possibility of setting up a system for raising money from commercial users of PostgreSQL kind of like the "Street Performer Protocol" explained at: ...
    Kyle BatemanKyle Bateman
    Dec 4, 1999 at 7:34 pm
    Dec 8, 1999 at 8:08 pm
  • Hi, Something in my pg_proc table got corrupted and when trying to vacuum it, vacuum would create thousands of index files in the database directory. It would just go into an endless loop and all it ...
    Adriaan JoubertAdriaan Joubert
    Dec 23, 1999 at 5:46 pm
    Jan 5, 2000 at 2:37 pm
  • Um, you could call another psql from within psql, like so: /* psql script */ create this select that \! psql -f 'second-script' select more That satisfies the requirement of two separate sessions and ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Dec 7, 1999 at 6:09 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 3:13 am
  • Since the new parallel regression tests I've always had a few lock NOTICE messages like the following. In my latest run (from a CVS update today) I seem to have a significantly higher level of ...
    Keith ParksKeith Parks
    Dec 15, 1999 at 11:33 pm
    Dec 22, 1999 at 12:14 am
  • This belongs to the chapter "initdb weirdnesses", if you will. I have long been confused about this, but now I think I have the answer. Could someone from the multibyte camp please confirm this. When ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Dec 6, 1999 at 9:35 pm
    Dec 11, 1999 at 12:15 am
  • Hi, I just committed a patch that turns on FOREIGN KEY. Thus, REFERENCES used in CREATE TABLE now automatically creates the appropriate constraint triggers. The implementation also supports omitting ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 6, 1999 at 6:28 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 5:00 pm
  • Today i take up again and see the ordering for me (third time i install RH6.1), now with postgres version 6.5.2-1 the problem is always the same When i do the following CREATE TABLE BLANK (column1 ...
    Frans Van ElsackerFrans Van Elsacker
    Dec 14, 1999 at 10:45 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 6:08 am
  • I somehow remember the MONEY datatype has some problems and might be removed. Now I didn´t follow this topic closely enough, but now I've encountered I could use it pretty well. Of course a DECIMAL ...
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Dec 13, 1999 at 11:08 am
    Dec 14, 1999 at 3:07 pm
  • Hi, I have committed changes to postmaster.c. Now it creates a file called "postmaster.pid" under $PGDATA, which holds postmaster's process id. If the file has already existed, postmaster won't ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Dec 3, 1999 at 6:28 am
    Dec 4, 1999 at 2:41 am
  • Well, first I want to summarize some details, to see if we all agree so far in the discussion. - The implementation should be generic for all variable size types, but can be enabled/disabled per ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 13, 1999 at 12:26 am
    Dec 13, 1999 at 10:52 pm
  • On Linux now exist project for raw I/O device (http://oss.sgi.com/projects/rawio/). Exist any plan (for far future) with raw device for PgSQL? (TODO be quiet for this.) Karel ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 6, 1999 at 10:12 am
    Dec 7, 1999 at 12:09 pm
  • Hi, actually the opr_sanity regression test complains about a proc update_pg_pwd(). It has a return type of Opaque and is declared as void return type in commands/user.c. It seems to be nowhere ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 13, 1999 at 4:05 am
    Dec 14, 1999 at 12:03 am
  • If there's no objection,I would change UnlockRelation() to not release the specified lock except AccessShareLock. Regards. Hiroshi Inoue Inoue@tpf.co.jp
    Hiroshi InoueHiroshi Inoue
    Dec 1, 1999 at 9:54 am
    Dec 4, 1999 at 11:47 pm
  • Hi, I got this error vacuuming pg_proc: ERROR: _bt_endpoint: leftmost page (20) has not leftmost flag It's postgresql 6.5.3 (Linux). []'s Mateus Cordeiro Inssa --------------------- Linux User: 76186 ...
    Mateus Cordeiro InssaMateus Cordeiro Inssa
    Dec 24, 1999 at 11:55 am
    Jan 3, 2000 at 9:59 pm
  • [ Note redirection to hackers list ] Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net writes: I think the reason the Berkeley guys did it originally was to support functions that return tuples, and in particular ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Dec 17, 1999 at 1:36 am
    Dec 20, 1999 at 7:24 am
  • Hello, I'll donate some (read all freely available) of my spare time to implementing tuple chaining. It looks like this feature is most wanted and it would be a pity to hold this until post 7.0. ...
    Christof PetigChristof Petig
    Dec 10, 1999 at 7:11 am
    Dec 15, 1999 at 8:28 am
  • Here is a patch that would enhance the efficiency in that skip strings which have been already checked. The patch was made by Kazuko Nakagawa. Michael, can you comment on this? *** ecpglib.c.orig Wed ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Dec 27, 1999 at 7:49 am
    Oct 4, 2000 at 9:47 am
  • I've been toying with the idea of implementing database replication for = the last few days. The system I'm proposing will be a seperate progra= m which can be run on any machine and will most likely ...
    Dec 24, 1999 at 3:29 pm
    Dec 30, 1999 at 1:31 pm
  • Hi, I try concatenate text via standard '||' oprerator, but result is interesting: PgSQL 6.5.3/7.0: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ test= select * from x; a |b ---+--- AAA|BBB xxx| (2 rows) test= select a || b from ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 23, 1999 at 3:34 pm
    Dec 24, 1999 at 2:29 am
  • When you do an EXPLAIN VERBOSE, two different representations of the query plan are produced. The client sees something like this: regression= explain verbose select sum(f1) from int4_tbl; NOTICE: ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Dec 17, 1999 at 11:34 pm
    Dec 20, 1999 at 12:13 am
  • Where is a problem? You can use "now() + 60" See: test= create table d (x text, d datetime default now() + 60); CREATE test= insert into d values ('hello'); INSERT 506143 1 test= select * from d; x ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 3, 1999 at 12:36 pm
    Dec 3, 1999 at 10:38 pm
  • Hi, I have dilemma with PG's memory. I'am finishing with to_char() implementation and I try use internal cache buffer in this routines. This cache is used if a to_char() format-picture (which going ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 27, 1999 at 12:55 pm
    Dec 28, 1999 at 1:19 pm
  • Sorry, can't resist :-) Any time I see such a name for a piece of software, I'm trying to figure out what the single characters could stand for. Thus I'm looking for a good interpretation of TOAST. ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 21, 1999 at 12:45 am
    Dec 24, 1999 at 3:40 pm
  • I think the idea at that time was also, that with a tab only setup people can look at the code with 2 space, 3 space and 4 space indents, whatever suits them best. I like the current setup. Our ...
    Andreas ZeugswetterAndreas Zeugswetter
    Dec 21, 1999 at 9:04 am
    Dec 22, 1999 at 6:06 pm
  • Greetings, Sorry for all the posts, but I'm trying to put my finger on my backend crash. Any insight on any of the following would be very helpful: How many backend processes is considered a large ...
    Matthew HagertyMatthew Hagerty
    Dec 15, 1999 at 11:26 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 10:48 am
  • Hi All, Is there any reason for not allowing table aliases in delete statements? I was trying to delete duplicates from an ascend log database when I hit the following "parse" error. (Perhaps I ...
    Keith ParksKeith Parks
    Dec 7, 1999 at 10:38 pm
    Dec 9, 1999 at 3:21 am
  • Ok, thanks to Oliver and others, I think I may have a handle on which header files to include in the postgresql-devel RPM for the ability to compile backend modules. So, I'm going to put these ...
    Lamar OwenLamar Owen
    Dec 20, 1999 at 7:37 pm
    Dec 21, 1999 at 3:48 pm
  • Greetings, If there was corrupt data in a table, how would one go about finding it? Is it possible that corrupt data could cause a backend crash? Thank you, Matthew
    Matthew HagertyMatthew Hagerty
    Dec 15, 1999 at 11:41 pm
    Dec 16, 1999 at 5:58 pm
  • I need someone to enlighten me! Have this setup create table t1 (a int4 primary key); create table t2 (b int4 references t1 match full on delete restrict on update restrict); Now I use two sessions: ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Dec 9, 1999 at 7:50 pm
    Dec 10, 1999 at 10:27 pm
  • Hello, I have this problem with PostgreSQL 6.5.2: table timelog199911 has logs= select count(*) from timelog199911; count ------ 208749 (1 row) logs= select distinct confid logs- from timelog199910 ...
    Daniel KalchevDaniel Kalchev
    Dec 6, 1999 at 4:59 pm
    Dec 8, 1999 at 7:49 am
  • Ah, I should have mentioned: I found a missing file in the 6.5.3-1 RPMs I was repackaging (and using!) for Mandrake. libpq++.H isn't copied to /usr/include/pgsql/ due to the bizarre cap H in the file ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Dec 3, 1999 at 4:28 pm
    Dec 3, 1999 at 5:51 pm
  • The new psql automatically tries to reconnect if the backend disconnects unexpectedly. This feature strikes me as ill-conceived; furthermore it appears to be buggy. It's ill-conceived because: (1) ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Dec 26, 1999 at 1:36 am
    Jan 12, 2000 at 7:32 pm
  • Long life to PostgreSQL! -:))) Vadim
    Vadim MikheevVadim Mikheev
    Dec 31, 1999 at 12:50 pm
    Jan 1, 2000 at 5:10 am
  • May I humbly suggest a TODO item (or two)? On the general list a while back someone wanted to implement a view where the records visible to the client were dependent upon an application defined user ...
    Mike MascariMike Mascari
    Dec 18, 1999 at 6:33 am
    Dec 20, 1999 at 6:29 pm
  • That seems to be a bit heavy handed; why bother disallowing things in the backend because some (small number of) shell-based tools have trouble as clients? I'd prefer filtering that at the client ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Dec 14, 1999 at 2:17 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 12:26 am
  • I seem to run into a serious problem. With 6.5.x + FreeBSD 3.2, I get a core under heavy load (16 or more concurrent users). FreeBSD 2.2.x seems more stable but soon or later same thing happens. ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Dec 8, 1999 at 8:26 am
    Dec 11, 1999 at 1:56 am
  • In my digging around in initdb, I came to the --username option, which supposedly allows you to initialize the database system with another username. Not a bad idea, really. Obviously, you'd have to ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Dec 9, 1999 at 12:13 am
    Dec 11, 1999 at 12:15 am
  • This message was sent from Geocrawler.com by "Tim Perdue" <tim@perdue.net Be sure to reply to that address. In the various versions of Postgres that I've used, I've just been amazed at how stupid the ...
    Tim PerdueTim Perdue
    Dec 3, 1999 at 2:34 am
    Dec 3, 1999 at 5:33 pm
  • What though if a function accesses a table? Which one goes first? Do we have to maintain a network of dependencies in pg_dump? Eventually we'll probably have to, with all the foreign key stuff coming ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Dec 11, 1999 at 12:47 pm
    Jun 1, 2000 at 5:59 pm
  • [CC to hackers] Let me add to this. One problem is that my description would sometimes lock the tables in different orders, and that is a recipe for deadlock. If you have to release earlier locks to ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Dec 18, 1999 at 8:27 pm
    Dec 20, 1999 at 3:14 am
  • Hi, If I compile current source, gcc (2.95.2) return interesting error for pgsql/describe.c. gcc command line: make[1]: Leaving directory /home/PG_DEVEL/pgsql.change/src/interfaces/libpq' gcc ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 17, 1999 at 2:25 pm
    Dec 18, 1999 at 1:01 pm
  • I just spent some time trying to work out why PG_VERSION contained 6.6 rather than 7.0 in my freshly initdb'd directory. End result: I don't understand why after doing a make in src/bin/pg_version, ...
    Patrick WelchePatrick Welche
    Dec 15, 1999 at 3:56 pm
    Dec 17, 1999 at 12:27 am
  • Hi, and see: $ pg_dump --help /usr/lib/postgresql/bin/pg_dump: invalid option -- - hmm ? Prepare anyone long options for pg_dump, pg_passwd, pg_version ? If not, I make it, current state is ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Dec 15, 1999 at 8:44 pm
    Dec 16, 1999 at 4:31 pm
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