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  • If anyone was concerned about our bug database being visible and giving the impression we don't fix any bugs, see this URL: http://www.isthisthingon.org/nisca/postgres.html Not only does it show the ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 21, 2001 at 11:05 am
    Aug 28, 2001 at 4:07 am
  • Given Hiroshi's objections, and the likelihood of compatibility problems for existing applications, I am now thinking that it's not a good idea to turn off OID generation by default. (At least not ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 1, 2001 at 5:42 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:05 pm
  • OK, 7.1.3 is packaged and ready to go, date stamped Auguest 15. Can people with cvs 7.1 branches review it? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us pgman@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 853-3000 + If ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 14, 2001 at 10:17 pm
    Sep 8, 2001 at 2:52 am
  • Well, anyone can put code into contrib with whatever license he/she want but "user locks" package includes interface functions in contrib *and* changes in our lock manager, ie changes in backend ...
    Mikheev, VadimMikheev, Vadim
    Aug 17, 2001 at 6:48 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:01 am
  • It seems that sometimes uncommitted data (dirty data?) could be seen in PL/pgSQL function. Below is a sample script to reproduce the problem: If you execute "SELECT myftest(1)" concurrently, you will ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Aug 10, 2001 at 6:21 am
    Oct 1, 2001 at 4:58 pm
  • I'm not sure if it's according to or violating the standard. But most other databases allow a '$' inside of identifiers. Well, most of them recommend not to use it, but hey guy's, what's a ...
    Jan WieckJan Wieck
    Aug 15, 2001 at 4:47 pm
    Jan 10, 2003 at 1:36 am
  • Florian WeimerFlorian Weimer
    Aug 22, 2001 at 4:11 pm
    Sep 13, 2001 at 5:00 pm
  • Hi All, Looking at my message about the bug webpage and some other posts, I see that it was delayed for about 2h and a half. Some of the post were delayed for days... Why is that? Looks like the list ...
    Serguei MokhovSerguei Mokhov
    Aug 21, 2001 at 5:03 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:05 pm
  • Oracle PL/SQL supports a very convenient feature in which you can say something like DECLARE CURSUR cur IS SELECT * FROM RECORD; BEGIN OPEN cur; UPDATE record SET field = value WHERE CURRENT OF cur; ...
    Ian Lance TaylorIan Lance Taylor
    Aug 7, 2001 at 3:59 pm
    Aug 24, 2001 at 5:07 pm
  • Hi! Please find attached some very simple encoders/decoders for bytea and base64. Bytea encoder is very picky about what it leaves unescaped - basically the base64 char set ;-) Since this seems to be ...
    Joerg HessdoerferJoerg Hessdoerfer
    Aug 28, 2001 at 9:07 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 12:37 am
  • It occurred to me that a server with locale features that is started in the C locale is going to behave the same as a server without locale features. The exception are a few extra memory moving ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Aug 19, 2001 at 5:11 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 3:35 am
  • Hi, before some time I was discuss with Tatsuo and Thomas about support for synonyms of encoding names (for example allows to use "ISO-8859-1" as the encoding name) and use binary search for ...
    Karel ZakKarel Zak
    Aug 15, 2001 at 12:45 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 7:26 am
  • I was going through the Todo list looking at the items that are planned for 7.2 (i.e. those starting with a '-'). I was doing this to see if any might impact the jdbc driver. The only one that I ...
    Barry LindBarry Lind
    Aug 4, 2001 at 11:44 pm
    Sep 6, 2001 at 8:37 pm
  • I was thinking about our new version of vacuum. I think it should be called VACUUM NOLOCK to make it clear when you should use it, and we can keep our ordinary VACUUM the same. If you want to get ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 2, 2001 at 3:56 pm
    Aug 5, 2001 at 9:10 pm
  • I made the following patch, and it works for MY platform. Peter, Can we do something similar for the distribution to set the RUNPATH for Pg.so? Index: Makefile.PL ...
    Larry RosenmanLarry Rosenman
    Aug 13, 2001 at 4:14 am
    Sep 7, 2001 at 6:48 pm
  • I have so far implemented the following: An operator class text_binary_ops that does memcmp()-based comparison of text data. The operators are named $<$ etc. for lack of a better idea. That lack is ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Aug 17, 2001 at 6:21 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 2:47 pm
  • Is there any value to KQSO parameter? It was for complex OR clauses. I thought Tom fixed most of that. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us pgman@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 853-3000 + If your ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 10, 2001 at 5:19 pm
    Jun 18, 2002 at 5:50 pm
  • Now now, what about our goal of Postgres world domination? Gonna be tough to get there unless we can assimilate Oracle users ;-) I do want to keep that brain-damaged syntax at arm's length, which ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 12, 2001 at 2:47 am
    Aug 13, 2001 at 5:59 pm
  • As I was browsing TODO, I noticed a couple unassigned items that I may be able to help with (I haven't worked with the source before): *Add use of 'const' for variables in source tree *Convert ...
    Jeff DavisJeff Davis
    Aug 23, 2001 at 8:59 am
    Aug 24, 2001 at 10:12 pm
  • I have had an idea how the LIKE optimization problem could be solved. The problem was that given the expression A LIKE (P || '%') where A is a column reference and P is a constant not containing ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Aug 5, 2001 at 10:24 pm
    Aug 7, 2001 at 7:42 pm
  • I've been experimenting with using a different parser (one which is more Oracle compatible). While the parser is not yet ready for prime time, I thought I would send out the code used to select the ...
    Ian Lance TaylorIan Lance Taylor
    Aug 11, 2001 at 1:05 am
    Aug 20, 2001 at 4:39 pm
  • This is an attempt to flesh out the ideas of my earlier proposal (http://fts.postgresql.org/db/mw/msg.html?mid=67786) into a complete description of how things should work. It's still largely the ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 13, 2001 at 4:25 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 7:54 pm
  • I for one am more concerned about adding additional per tuple overhead (moving from 32 - 64bit) than loosing OID's on some large tables. Imho optional OID's is the best way to combine both worlds. ...
    Andreas ZeugswetterAndreas Zeugswetter
    Aug 2, 2001 at 7:28 am
    Aug 6, 2001 at 2:37 pm
  • I'm trying my best to convert from MySQL to PgSQL but I cant get a good answer about certian questions. It was an easy task in mysql but all this talk about , text , toast and bytea is just confusing ...
    Jason OryJason Ory
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:05 pm
    Sep 6, 2001 at 4:41 am
  • Hi Tom, I have discussed this with Dave Blasby, who has done all of the programming to date (and will no doubt pop up here soon to put his oar in). There are a few issues germain to us in this: 1) ...
    Paul RamseyPaul Ramsey
    Aug 13, 2001 at 7:31 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 2:10 pm
  • Thanks for the patches, but... 1) There is a compiler error if --enable-unicode-conversion is not enabled 2) The patches break createdb. createdb should raise an error if client-only encodings such ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Aug 19, 2001 at 2:03 am
    Sep 8, 2001 at 8:02 am
  • Here are a few dates of interest: Monday-Friday: Tom, Jan, and I will be at LinuxWorld in San Francisco. Vadim will be at LinuxWorld too, but of course he lives in San Francisco. Beta may start as ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 27, 2001 at 4:01 am
    Aug 29, 2001 at 4:19 pm
  • In the seemingly hundreds of thousands of messages on the bug database topic I think I've come up with the following.. Needs ----------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
    Vince VielhaberVince Vielhaber
    Aug 22, 2001 at 12:08 am
    Aug 29, 2001 at 9:55 am
  • (For those unfamiliar with the topic, looking for a way to get the last inserted OID through a sql call, rather than a method call off the JDBC driver) For me, the best method to deal with this ...
    Ned WolpertNed Wolpert
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:06 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:06 pm
  • Patch not attached, apparently mail server rejects large files. Patch can be found on www.formenos.org/pg/cursor.fix1.diff Notes: 1. Incompatible changes: CURSOR is now a keyword and may not be used ...
    Alex PilosovAlex Pilosov
    Aug 29, 2001 at 11:41 am
    Feb 25, 2002 at 3:54 am
  • Is TRUNCATE supposed to be equivalent to DELETE FROM blah? Because I notice that DELETE triggers are not called when you truncate a table... Isn't that a bad thing? Chris
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Aug 3, 2001 at 1:43 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 8:12 pm
  • Hi, I'm about to announce a release of OpenFTS search engine. Short blurb: OpenFTS (Open Source Full Text Search engine) is an advanced PostgreSQL-based search engine that provides online indexing of ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Aug 9, 2001 at 4:15 pm
    Sep 3, 2001 at 8:18 pm
  • The Register has an interesting interview with the vp of Microsoft's SQL Server team: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/53/21003.html Near the end he gets specifically asked about "Red Hat ...
    Tim AllenTim Allen
    Aug 15, 2001 at 12:49 am
    Aug 16, 2001 at 2:52 pm
  • Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Aug 22, 2001 at 2:02 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 5:01 am
  • I have been thinking about implementing int8-based sequences to go along with the existing int4-based ones. The amount of code involved doesn't seem very large, but there are some interesting ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 6, 2001 at 8:27 pm
    Aug 7, 2001 at 2:53 pm
  • I'm trying my best to convert from MySQL to PgSQL but I cant get a good clear answer about certian issures.Mainly TEXT, TOAST,BLOB , BYTEA etc. It was an easy task in mysql but everything in the ...
    Jason OryJason Ory
    Aug 23, 2001 at 5:57 pm
    Sep 10, 2001 at 3:22 pm
  • I had upgraded yesterday and *THOUGHT* all was fine. Forgot to pg_dump, so I restored my $PGLIB and bin directory, now get the following when I try to pg_dump: $ pg_dump ler z Password: pg_dump: ...
    Larry RosenmanLarry Rosenman
    Aug 27, 2001 at 12:13 am
    Aug 27, 2001 at 4:16 am
  • I am pretty new to PostgreSQL so please bare with me :-) When issuing the CREATEDB MyDb then creating some tables with CREATE TABLE, I then go back and do a search for the file I have just created ...
    Peter MoscattPeter Moscatt
    Aug 20, 2001 at 2:11 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 9:04 pm
  • Look at this from the BSD/OS crypt() manual page: The crypt function performs password encryption. It is derived from the NBS Data Encryption Standard. Additional code has been added to deter key ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 17, 2001 at 2:10 am
    Aug 17, 2001 at 11:04 pm
  • Another bug report complaining of include file name conflicts came in just now. The only solution I can see is to rename config.h to something more project-specific. Should we do this, or keep ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 13, 2001 at 2:28 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 9:57 pm
  • We have realized that allowing per-column locale would be difficult with the existing C library interface, because setlocale() is a pretty inefficient operation. But I think what we could allow, and ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Aug 9, 2001 at 10:34 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 5:01 am
  • I have been thinking about how to implement nested transactions / savepoints. As you may remember, Vadim wants to add UNDO to WAL and thus enable this feature. Some objected because of the added WAL ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 5, 2001 at 4:32 am
    Sep 6, 2001 at 8:41 pm
  • This was discussed on pgsql-general a little bit on 21-July, but the discussion died off without reaching a conclusion. I'd like to put out a concrete proposal and see if anyone has objections. 1. ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Aug 6, 2001 at 9:27 pm
    Aug 14, 2001 at 10:23 pm
  • We're discussing an implementation of JDBC's Statement.executeBatch() on the pgsql-jdbc list. The idea is to send multiple semicolon separated statements in one call to the backend. The purpose of ...
    Rene PijlmanRene Pijlman
    Aug 30, 2001 at 2:41 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:01 am
  • In trying to decide how to keep ODBC compilable standalone, I can't figure out how to get md5.c in there from backend/libpq. Is it crazy to put md5.c in interfaces/odbc and symlink it from there to ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Aug 25, 2001 at 7:06 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 2:46 am
  • Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Aug 15, 2001 at 12:08 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 5:59 pm
  • ... if an appropriate unique constraint is explicitly created. Imho we should think about adding other parts to the external representation of OID before we start thinking about moving from 4 to 8 ...
    Andreas ZeugswetterAndreas Zeugswetter
    Aug 3, 2001 at 8:17 am
    Aug 14, 2001 at 4:32 pm
  • I would like to know if there is a way to compare the data of tables in different databases. For example I have table in db1 and exactly the same table in db2. Is it possible to see if the contents ...
    Phillip F JansenPhillip F Jansen
    Aug 10, 2001 at 8:53 am
    Aug 12, 2001 at 9:18 pm
  • Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Aug 2, 2001 at 5:01 pm
    Aug 4, 2001 at 7:36 pm
  • We've had some problem reports that the current practice of initdb assigning to the postgres user the same usesysid as the user id of the Unix user running initdb has caused some clashes. (Imagine ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Aug 19, 2001 at 4:48 pm
    Sep 7, 2001 at 10:14 pm
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