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  • OK, here is my current platform list taken from the -hackers list and from Vince's web page. I'm sure I've missed at least a few reports, but please confirm that platforms are actually running and ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Mar 21, 2001 at 2:03 am
    Apr 22, 2001 at 6:17 pm
  • Based on the tests we did last week, it seems clear than on many platforms it's a win to sync the WAL log by writing it with open() option O_SYNC (or O_DSYNC where available) rather than issuing ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 15, 2001 at 5:29 pm
    Mar 20, 2001 at 8:34 pm
  • I have spent several days now puzzling over the corrupted WAL logfile that Scott Parish was kind enough to send me from a 7.1beta4 crash. It looks a lot like two different series of transactions were ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 5, 2001 at 10:30 pm
    Mar 8, 2001 at 4:43 pm
  • I was going to implement the signal handler like we do with Cancel, where the signal sets a flag and we check the status of the flag in various _safe_ places. Can anyone think of a better way to get ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 12, 2001 at 7:59 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 2:18 pm
  • With RC1 nearing, when should I run pgindent? This is usually the time I do it. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us pgman@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 853-3000 + If your life is a hard drive, | ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 20, 2001 at 11:38 pm
    Mar 25, 2001 at 12:07 am
  • I have started coding a PostgreSQL performance monitor. It will be like top, but allow you to click on a backend to see additional information. It will be written in Tcl/Tk. I may ask to add ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 7, 2001 at 6:39 pm
    Mar 14, 2001 at 1:07 am
  • Yes, I think this is a good change, like all others except XID assignment :-) Andreas
    Andreas ZeugswetterAndreas Zeugswetter
    Mar 6, 2001 at 4:09 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 1:19 am
  • I don't agree; this is equivalent to redefinition of a feature (=method) in a descendant class, which is perfectly acceptable so long as the feature's signature (equivalent to column type) remains ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Mar 29, 2001 at 1:29 pm
    Apr 3, 2001 at 2:12 pm
  • Ok, thanks to our snowstorm :-0 I have been working on the beta 6 RPM situation on my _slow_ notebook today (power outages for ten minutes at a time happening at hour or so intervals due to 45mph+ ...
    Lamar OwenLamar Owen
    Mar 20, 2001 at 9:58 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 8:47 pm
  • I believe I have found the cause of the pgmonitor problem on Solaris. pgmonitor assumes you have a working 'ps' status display, which shows user/database/connection, and query type. I have learned ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 27, 2001 at 11:41 pm
    Mar 30, 2001 at 10:19 am
  • Okay folks ... We'd like to wrap up an RC1 and get this release happening this year sometime :) Tom mentioned to me that he has no outstandings left on his plate ... does anyone else have any *show ...
    The Hermit HackerThe Hermit Hacker
    Mar 20, 2001 at 6:11 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 10:18 pm
  • Since I am playing with StarOffice, I figured I'd try --with-odbc, current sources, except for the big Bruce commit I just saw :-) UX:tsort: INFO: psqlodbc.o UX:tsort: INFO: dlg_specific.o UX:tsort: ...
    Larry RosenmanLarry Rosenman
    Mar 22, 2001 at 4:04 am
    Mar 24, 2001 at 11:36 pm
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    Is anyone on this list in Hannover for CeBit? Maybe we could arrange a meeting. Michael -- Michael Meskes Michael@Fam-Meskes.De Go SF 49ers! Go Rhein Fire! Use Debian GNU/Linux! Use PostgreSQL!
    Michael MeskesMichael Meskes
    Mar 7, 2001 at 12:16 pm
    Mar 19, 2001 at 9:30 am
  • I really feel that translated error messages need to happen soon. Managing translated message catalogs can be done easily with available APIs. However, translatable messages really require an error ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Mar 8, 2001 at 10:40 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 2:28 pm
  • Unreported or problem platforms: Linux 2.0.x MIPS 7.0 2000-04-13 (Tatsuo has lost machine) mklinux PPC750 7.0 2000-04-13, Tatsuo Ishii NetBSD m68k 7.0 2000-04-10 (Henry has lost machine) NetBSD Sparc ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Mar 30, 2001 at 3:17 pm
    Apr 8, 2001 at 2:56 am
  • I've looked at the elog calls in the source, about 1700 in total (only elog(ERROR)). If we mapped these to the SQL error codes then we'd have about two dozen calls with an assigned code and the rest ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Mar 19, 2001 at 10:46 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 6:40 am
  • I think it is time to start giving people official responsibility for certain areas of the code. In the old says, we didn't have many _exports_, and people submitting patches often knew more than we ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 19, 2001 at 4:36 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 7:42 pm
  • Got it at spin.c:156 with 50 clients doing inserts into 50 tables (int4, text[1-256 bytes]). -B 16384, -wal_buffers=256 (with default others wal params). Vadim
    Mikheev, VadimMikheev, Vadim
    Mar 16, 2001 at 10:06 pm
    Mar 21, 2001 at 1:27 pm
  • I had deleted a very large number of records out of my SQL table in order to decrease the harddisk space. But after I use command 'ls -l /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/', it is found that the size of ...
    Jaruwan LaongmalJaruwan Laongmal
    Mar 2, 2001 at 12:35 pm
    Mar 16, 2001 at 6:45 pm
  • I have applied the following patch to make SIGTERM backend exit clearer in the the server logs. "The system" is not really shutting down, but "the backend" is shutting down. Should we be showing the ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 11, 2001 at 7:09 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 5:26 pm
  • I am *not* feeling good about pushing out an RC1 release candidate today. I've been going through the WAL code, trying to understand it and document it. I've found a number of minor problems and ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 2, 2001 at 3:37 pm
    Mar 5, 2001 at 2:10 pm
  • No. MVCC restricts what is visible to query itself. Current function' behaviour is like Oracle' one. Strictly speaking queries inside function don't use the same snapshot - they see changes made by ...
    Mikheev, VadimMikheev, Vadim
    Mar 28, 2001 at 5:58 pm
    May 19, 2001 at 12:29 am
  • I have a plan to translate 7.1 docs into Japanases and I looked around current docs. I noticed that contacts.sgml and ref/current*.sgml are not used anywhere in the result html nor in man pages. Does ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Mar 23, 2001 at 8:51 am
    Mar 27, 2001 at 2:51 pm
  • pg_restore crushes if dump data includes large objects... -- Tatsuo Ishii [t-ishii@srapc1474 7.1]$ createdb test CREATE DATABASE [t-ishii@srapc1474 7.1]$ psql -c "select lo_import('/boot/vmlinuz')" ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Mar 17, 2001 at 9:04 am
    Mar 19, 2001 at 5:21 pm
  • I just compiled and installed postgresql from the cvs (upgraded from 7.1beta5 becuase of some problems I had), followed the steps, and the database server works great, but my startup scripts don't ...
    Martin A. MarquesMartin A. Marques
    Mar 16, 2001 at 7:53 pm
    Mar 19, 2001 at 11:48 am
  • There is another loose end that I forgot I needed to discuss with you. xlog.c's ReadRecord formerly contained code that would zero out the rest of the log segment (and delete the next log segment, if ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 13, 2001 at 3:50 am
    Mar 14, 2001 at 5:40 am
  • bash-2.02# gcc -Wall -O -DINIT_WRITE -DUSE_ODSYNC tfsync.c bash-2.02# time a.out real 0m4.242s user 0m0.000s sys 0m0.450s It's hard to believe... Writing with DSYNC takes the same time as file ...
    Mikheev, VadimMikheev, Vadim
    Mar 9, 2001 at 10:49 pm
    Mar 13, 2001 at 12:15 am
  • Hi pgsql-hackers, I'm currently porting 7.0.3 to the HP MPE/iX OS to join my other ports of Apache, BIND, sendmail, Perl, and others. I'm at the point where I'm trying to run the "make runcheck" ...
    Mark BixbyMark Bixby
    Mar 9, 2001 at 7:11 pm
    Mar 10, 2001 at 1:49 am
  • Postgre 7.0.3, on RedHat Linux 6.2 stock 2.2.16 kernel. Nothing special I can think of, this server has been up and in use for the last 128 days with no problem. Last night while cron was performing ...
    Mar 23, 2001 at 4:07 pm
    Mar 23, 2001 at 10:55 pm
  • PostgreSQL typically uses port 5432 for client-server communications. It would be a good idea to register this with IANA. This will help to avoid a clash with other services that might try to use the ...
    Pete FormanPete Forman
    Mar 26, 2001 at 2:59 pm
    May 8, 2001 at 8:04 am
  • Any change of getting a 7.1 RC1 RPM? I'm using the beta4 RPMs at the moment but don't seem to be any more recent ones. It would seem dangerous to me to produce a 7.1 RPM without testing the RPM build ...
    Mike Cannon-BrookesMike Cannon-Brookes
    Mar 27, 2001 at 2:39 pm
    Mar 28, 2001 at 3:02 pm
  • I contributed the first working s_lock.c code for the SGI's over three years ago (using the test_and_set library calls). It's been working for me ever since in a heavy multi-user environment. Please ...
    Robert E. BruccoleriRobert E. Bruccoleri
    Mar 27, 2001 at 1:57 pm
    Mar 28, 2001 at 2:12 am
  • I would like to apply the following patch to the CVS tree. It allows pgmonitor to show query strings even if the backend is not compiled with debug symbols. It does this by creating a global variable ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 14, 2001 at 4:35 pm
    Mar 16, 2001 at 6:06 pm
  • People will have seen my post on problems with PostgreSQL ODBC driver and MS Access 97. Access 97 has some problems when a record is added that contains a primary key field of type SERIAL. This has ...
    Patrick DunfordPatrick Dunford
    Mar 5, 2001 at 7:11 am
    Mar 12, 2001 at 8:10 pm
  • I can confirm with current sources: test= CREATE UNIQUE INDEX shadow_index ON pg_shadow (usename); CREATE test= select * from pg_shadow; ERROR: Index 'pg_shadow_sysid_index' does not exist test= \q $ ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 30, 2001 at 3:53 pm
    Apr 2, 2001 at 5:21 pm
  • Yes, it was really just incidence -- I try again, and 15 of 15 `make check' passed with TCP sockets, but only 3 of 15 passed with UNIX sockets. So, final decision is `Unix sockets are not relaible on ...
    Alexander KlimovAlexander Klimov
    Mar 27, 2001 at 12:11 pm
    Mar 30, 2001 at 1:23 pm
  • It has been brought up that elog should be able to automatically fill in the file, line, and perhaps the function name where it's called, to avoid having to prefix each message with the function name ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Mar 19, 2001 at 11:00 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 2:54 am
  • Consider the following scenario: 1. A new transaction inserts a tuple. The tuple is entered into its heap file with the new transaction's XID, and an associated WAL log entry is made. Neither one of ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 5, 2001 at 6:31 pm
    Mar 7, 2001 at 11:47 am
  • I wonder if the new Tips at the bottom of email messages can be enabled for users during their first 30 days of mailing list subscription, then not appear? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 6, 2001 at 3:00 am
    Mar 6, 2001 at 7:51 pm
  • It used to be that if you had a pg_dump file without ACL checks, you could load it as an unprivileged user. Now you get a ton of complaints about those handy little "update pg_class" commands. I ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 6, 2001 at 1:01 am
    Mar 6, 2001 at 4:05 am
  • Hi all, I've built 7.1beta6 on a number of different HP-UX platforms (11.00 32 bit, 11.00 64 bit, 11i 32 bit). 1. On all these platforms 'make check' hung. Since that's not critical to whether ...
    Giles LeanGiles Lean
    Mar 24, 2001 at 3:47 am
    Apr 7, 2001 at 5:54 am
  • Was just trying to recreate my docs from CVS, using the same tools I've been using for months, and got the following: gmake -C sgml clean gmake[1]: Entering directory ...
    Larry RosenmanLarry Rosenman
    Mar 26, 2001 at 12:07 am
    Mar 27, 2001 at 4:37 pm
  • Hi, int8 is not handled correctly on Alpha. Inserting 2^63-1, 2^63-2 and 2^61 into create table lint (i int8); gives test=# select * from lint; i ---- -1 -2 (3 rows) On linux it gives the correct ...
    Adriaan JoubertAdriaan Joubert
    Mar 21, 2001 at 9:27 am
    Mar 22, 2001 at 6:16 pm
  • I'm running Postgres 7.0.3 on a RedHat Linux 6.1. For some reason, rtrim is giving me an incorrect result: db01=# SELECT tablename FROM pg_tables WHERE tablename LIKE '%_opto' AND tablename NOT LIKE ...
    G. Anthony ReinaG. Anthony Reina
    Mar 15, 2001 at 2:09 am
    Mar 15, 2001 at 6:37 pm
  • I am looking to beef up a PostgreSQL database by moving it to a Sun Enterprise or an Alpha ES-40 or some other multi-CPU platform. My questions are; - What suggestions do people have for a good ...
    D'Arcy J.M. CainD'Arcy J.M. Cain
    Mar 12, 2001 at 8:01 pm
    Mar 15, 2001 at 2:59 pm
  • Hi, I sometimes encountered SEGV errors in my test case when I canceled the execution. Probably it's due to the almost simultaneous arrival of multiple signals and the following patch seems to fix ...
    Hiroshi InoueHiroshi Inoue
    Mar 5, 2001 at 3:03 am
    Mar 9, 2001 at 6:31 am
  • This is a fairly interesting example. What I find is that at the final SELECT, the function can see both the tuple outdated by the other transaction AND the new tuple it has inserted. (You can ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 27, 2001 at 11:14 pm
    Mar 30, 2001 at 1:20 pm
  • (I know that everyone is focusing on 7.1. This is a question about how hard it would be to plan a feature for 7.2 or later) One of the small annoyances in PG is that I use many functions to handle ...
    Joel BurtonJoel Burton
    Mar 28, 2001 at 12:39 am
    Mar 28, 2001 at 5:00 pm
  • Reading your above note I do not see, how you map this statement to a long long int (64 bits) on a platform where int is 32 bits. On this platform we are definitely not talking about an integer ...
    Andreas ZeugswetterAndreas Zeugswetter
    Mar 23, 2001 at 5:10 pm
    Mar 25, 2001 at 12:46 am
  • Been reading http://www.postgresql.org/docs/pgsql/doc/TODO.detail/replication with interest as we are now approaching a real requirement for it on a project we have finally resurrected for a bit of a ...
    Peter GalbavyPeter Galbavy
    Mar 19, 2001 at 5:22 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 2:59 pm
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