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  • Are there any plans to merge the sources from the experimental threaded server and the forked server so that a compile switch could choose the model?
    Dann CorbitDann Corbit
    Feb 5, 2002 at 2:20 am
    Feb 8, 2002 at 6:45 pm
  • Here is a patch to clean up elog(): ftp://candle.pha.pa.us/pub/postgresql/mypatches/elog Here is the detail: REALLYFATAL = PANIC STOP = PANIC New INFO level the prints to client by default New LOG ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 28, 2002 at 5:10 am
    Mar 6, 2002 at 6:11 am
  • Hi all, This is the email I sent earlier - I think it was lost in the 7.2 release hammering the servers got. I'm hoping to implement SET NULL / SET NOT NULL for 7.3 I've been searching the SQL99 docs ...
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 13, 2002 at 2:45 am
    Mar 26, 2002 at 5:59 am
  • I just submitted a patch to fix various elog() issues. I have two additional proposals. First, I think ERROR/DEBUG/NOTICE/FATAL, etc are too generic and cause compile problems/warnings, especially ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 21, 2002 at 2:54 am
    Feb 25, 2002 at 9:26 am
  • Okay... I'm very sceptic today. I'm making a survey on Oracle 8.0 on NT4 remplacement with a RedHat 7.2/PG 7.2 The customer gave me stuff to migrate, like scripts in Pro*C Oracle that I migrated ...
    Jean-Paul ARGUDOJean-Paul ARGUDO
    Feb 27, 2002 at 2:46 pm
    Mar 3, 2002 at 8:50 am
  • I had to make a relatively long drive yesterday, so I had lots of free time to do some thinking...and my thoughts were turning to caching and databases. The following is what I came up with: forgive ...
    Greg Sabino MullaneGreg Sabino Mullane
    Feb 28, 2002 at 10:14 pm
    Aug 26, 2002 at 8:39 am
  • ... can a few of you go take a peak and let me know if anything is wrong/missing?
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Feb 4, 2002 at 2:28 pm
    Feb 6, 2002 at 9:59 am
  • To: pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org Subject: Re: [HACKERS] eWeek Poll: Which database is most critical to your The article mentions a MySQL feature which apparently improved performance considerably: // ...
    Dann CorbitDann Corbit
    Feb 26, 2002 at 11:17 pm
    Mar 1, 2002 at 8:23 pm
  • Having frustrated with performance on Windows box I'm wondering if it's possible to get postgresql optimized for working without shared memory, say in single-task mode. It looks like it's shared ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Feb 26, 2002 at 12:52 pm
    Mar 6, 2002 at 7:07 pm
  • Dear all, I tried to migrate a UTF-8 database with Japanese content from Postgresql 7.1.3 to Postgresql 7.2 unsucessfully. I made a pg_dump of the 7.1.3 database and tried to upload it in 7.2. Error ...
    Jean-Michel PoureJean-Michel Poure
    Feb 19, 2002 at 3:38 pm
    Feb 22, 2002 at 11:39 am
  • I was thinking and it seems that by the next release of Postgres we might have: * Schemas * Domains * Maybe a new on-the-wire protocol * ...and maybe prepared statement support to go along with?? ...
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:41 am
    Feb 27, 2002 at 7:58 am
  • For Immediate Release February 5th, 2002 After almost a full year of development since PostgreSQL v7.1 was released, the PostgreSQL Global Development Group is proud to announce the availability of ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Feb 5, 2002 at 4:01 pm
    Feb 8, 2002 at 9:16 am
  • I thought I should just raise a couple of points -I think I may have been the person Tom Lane was referring with respect to refactoring command.c. I am still happy to go through and do this, though I ...
    John GrayJohn Gray
    Feb 26, 2002 at 10:34 am
    Feb 28, 2002 at 1:56 pm
  • Dear all, libgda (http://www.gnome-db.org) offers a common interface to PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Sybase, ... databases. Libgda is based on Corba and gives access to most database and schema objects ...
    Jean-Michel PoureJean-Michel Poure
    Feb 11, 2002 at 8:23 am
    Feb 22, 2002 at 4:24 am
  • I re-wrote RServ.pm to C, and wrote a replication daemon. It works, but it works like the whole rserv project. I don't like it. OK, what the hell do we need to do to get PostgreSQL replicating?
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Feb 5, 2002 at 12:14 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 2:51 pm
  • I've added a fairly large number of time zones to the date/time parser. They were originally mentioned in my zinc time zone database but without sufficient information to actually enable them. Ruslan ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Feb 25, 2002 at 4:24 pm
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:11 am
  • I've attached a patch which enhances pg_dump to use ALTER TABLE when defining the primary keys of a table (instead of including this information in the table definition). This follows a suggestion by ...
    Neil ConwayNeil Conway
    Feb 19, 2002 at 2:56 am
    Feb 23, 2002 at 3:00 pm
  • I'm getting itchy to get to work on 7.3 development, and with so few bug reports coming in for 7.2, it seems that now is not too soon to split off the 7.2 maintenance branch in CVS. Comments? ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Feb 13, 2002 at 12:38 am
    Feb 19, 2002 at 6:48 am
  • I've started playing around with 7.2 on one of my development machines. I decided to try the pg_upgrade program, something I usually never do. Anyway, I followed the steps in the pg_upgrade (going ...
    Brian HirtBrian Hirt
    Feb 15, 2002 at 12:17 am
    Apr 10, 2002 at 12:06 am
  • I'd like to take a crack at implementing point in time recovery. My plan is to do this as gently as possible in a number of small self-contained steps. I'd appreciate lots of critcial feedback. ...
    Marc MunroMarc Munro
    Feb 22, 2002 at 3:30 am
    Mar 8, 2002 at 4:37 pm
  • Would it be too much to ask for that everytime a significant user-visible change is checked in, the release notes are updated right there as though they are documentation (which they are)? This ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Feb 8, 2002 at 5:58 pm
    Feb 16, 2002 at 5:36 am
  • Browsing the archives, I found the latest comment about dropping columns about summer 2000 closing with Hiroshi's unapplied (?) hack. What is the current status of the implementation? Regards, Zoltan ...
    Kovacs ZoltanKovacs Zoltan
    Feb 12, 2002 at 9:27 am
    Feb 20, 2002 at 2:41 am
  • First off: This is a suggestion for minor changes to the output generated by the \? command in psql. While it is more of a documentation issue, it would involve changing code (well, a few strings) - ...
    Ian BarwickIan Barwick
    Feb 25, 2002 at 11:13 pm
    Mar 19, 2002 at 3:01 am
  • Hi all, I'm working on an implementation of the DRDA protocol and am planning on modifying postgresql to support DRDA. (DRDA is an Open Group standard protocol for client to database communications, ...
    Brian BrunsBrian Bruns
    Feb 5, 2002 at 1:39 pm
    Feb 7, 2002 at 9:42 pm
  • First, let me say that our 7.2 release was a huge success. It was of very high quality and well received by the community. I want to address a concern I have heard from many of you --- the long ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 24, 2002 at 3:58 am
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:59 am
  • Hello, all, I'm having a strange problem with v7.2 relating to statistics collection and plan calculation. I'm not sure if this relates to the problems Marc was seeing, but here goes. I have a table ...
    Gordon RunkleGordon Runkle
    Feb 13, 2002 at 5:23 am
    Feb 17, 2002 at 6:02 pm
  • At my old job, we used PostgreSQL exclusively. I was doing programming, and it was great. At my new job I've had a chance to work with SQL Server and Oracle. I don't like either of them from a SQL ...
    KevinKevin
    Feb 3, 2002 at 5:27 am
    Feb 6, 2002 at 6:42 pm
  • Christopher's patch to fix docs regarding single- and double-quotes in SET syntax got me looking at gram.y. It turns out that although we allow lists of double-quoted strings in SET, we do not allow ...
    Thomas LockhartThomas Lockhart
    Feb 26, 2002 at 2:49 pm
    Feb 27, 2002 at 1:27 pm
  • Here's a concrete summary of the various proposals about the location of configuration files and other things that have been discussed a while ago. I think we pretty much came to agree -- if not, the ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Feb 7, 2002 at 12:25 am
    Feb 22, 2002 at 5:16 am
  • Hi, I have done what exactly explains the documentation for the migration from my databases in 7.1.3 to 7.2 ... But during the importation in Postgresql v7.2 of the data from the pg_dumpall ... I get ...
    Hervé PiedvacheHervé Piedvache
    Feb 17, 2002 at 12:15 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:35 pm
  • Guys, I've recently being going back over code from Ingres and porting it over to PostgreSQL. Heavy use was made of the IFNULL function, this function simply returns the 2nd argument if the first is ...
    Lee KindnessLee Kindness
    Feb 8, 2002 at 4:37 pm
    Feb 12, 2002 at 9:34 am
  • The current WAL recovery implementation does not recover newly created objects such as tables. My suggested patch is: When XLogOpenRelation fails to open the relation file, if errno is ENOENT (no ...
    Marc MunroMarc Munro
    Feb 28, 2002 at 12:34 am
    Mar 8, 2002 at 12:53 am
  • NAMEDATALEN's benchmarked are 32, 64, 128 and 512. Attached is the shell script I used to do it. First row of a set is the time(1) for the pgbench -i run, second is the actual benchmark. Aside from ...
    Rod TaylorRod Taylor
    Feb 13, 2002 at 8:07 pm
    Feb 14, 2002 at 9:02 pm
  • Look at this: (top one) http://www.mysql.com/information/benchmarks.html Does anyone feel like running the MySQL benchmark against postgres 7.2 to see if there's been a real speed improvement?? Chris
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 13, 2002 at 6:38 am
    Feb 13, 2002 at 4:48 pm
  • Hello, We have report that all GiST opclasses cause a coredump while creating index on 64-bit Solaris. I try to make installcheck GiST's contrib modules on DEC Alpha and got the same result. So it ...
    Teodor SigaevTeodor Sigaev
    Feb 8, 2002 at 3:27 pm
    Feb 11, 2002 at 10:43 pm
  • Hmmm...some good comments, some bad comments, some offensive comments and a lot of FUD from MySQL zealots who don't know any better: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/02/07/0212218&mode=thread ...
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 8, 2002 at 2:24 am
    Feb 8, 2002 at 7:02 pm
  • We all understand the reasons why one MUST dump and restore to upgrade to 7.2, but I'd like to make a general call to arms that this (or 7.3) should be the last release to require this. It doesn't ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Feb 8, 2002 at 3:01 am
    Feb 8, 2002 at 4:24 pm
  • The attached patch improves the command parameter checking of pg_ctl. At present, there is nothing to check that the parameter given with a parameter-taking option is actually valid. For example, -l ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Feb 16, 2002 at 11:26 am
    Feb 23, 2002 at 9:51 pm
  • Release 7.2: Where the last field of a line contains an empty string, COPY incorrectly inserts a NULL. This will cause data to be loaded incorrectly from pg_dump. This happens because, when a newline ...
    Oliver ElphickOliver Elphick
    Feb 26, 2002 at 4:37 pm
    Feb 27, 2002 at 4:23 pm
  • OK, I have done my best to split out the accepted patches from the other open items in 7.3. My logic was to move any patch that generated no negative feedback into the to-be-applied queue at: ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 23, 2002 at 2:48 am
    Feb 23, 2002 at 9:26 pm
  • I was wondering what direction we want to take for replication? There is a group at: http://gborg.postgresql.org/genpage?replication_research working on a fairly advanced replication solution that ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Feb 22, 2002 at 3:57 pm
    Feb 22, 2002 at 6:25 pm
  • Hi Hackers, Are stored sql or pl/pgsql (and in fact other langs) precompiled on Postgres for efficiency??? This is a question that came up as part of GeekLog development... Thanks, Chris
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 22, 2002 at 2:31 am
    Feb 22, 2002 at 5:42 am
  • In my current implementation for function privileges, I have the function permission check somewhere down in the executor. (To be precise, the permission is determined when the fcache is initialized, ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Feb 13, 2002 at 8:25 pm
    Feb 14, 2002 at 7:27 pm
  • Or is this in the planner? Same query, same tables, one with seqscan enabled, one with it disabled (btw, whomever added the ANALYZE to EXPLAIN, pure genius): iwantu=# explain analyze SELECT ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Feb 11, 2002 at 2:23 pm
    Feb 13, 2002 at 1:16 pm
  • I see following in the manual: ------------------------------------------------------------------- The seconds field, including fractional parts, multiplied by 1000. Note that this includes full ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Feb 27, 2002 at 8:08 am
    Mar 15, 2002 at 11:20 pm
  • Hi All, (1)I am Amit Kumar Khare, I am doing MCS from UIUC USA offcampus from India. (2) We have been asked to enhance postgreSQL in one of our assignments. So I have chosen to pick "Add free-behind ...
    KhareKhare
    Feb 12, 2002 at 7:13 am
    Feb 13, 2002 at 6:31 pm
  • Okay, I think I've seen one too many reports of corrupted pg_dump data caused by Microslothish newline-to-CR/LF translation. We need to find a way to make COPY data proof against that brain damage. ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Feb 11, 2002 at 2:22 am
    Feb 12, 2002 at 3:55 am
  • Hi, How about adding these for 7.3? Can this be put in the TODO? EXTRACT(TIMESTAMP FROM epoch); EXTRACT(DATE FROM epoch); EXTRACT(DOW FROM epoch); ... etc. Would be very useful. Chris
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Feb 7, 2002 at 3:17 am
    Feb 7, 2002 at 5:59 pm
  • On general a discussion has been taking place regarding cached query plans and how MySQL invented them. Of course, this is totally false. I remembered a nice paragraph in the Oracle docs as to the ...
    Mike MascariMike Mascari
    Feb 27, 2002 at 8:14 am
    Mar 13, 2002 at 6:27 pm
  • It seems to me that it'd be a good idea to have a form of SET SESSION AUTHORIZATION that restores the effective session ID to whatever user name was originally authenticated. In particular, this ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Feb 24, 2002 at 10:17 pm
    Mar 11, 2002 at 1:37 am
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