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  • IBM has just announced they are waving all rights and providing access to 500 patents. In the list of 500 there are several that relate RDBMS and query optimizations, it may be worth a look. ...
    Darcy BuskermolenDarcy Buskermolen
    Jan 11, 2005 at 4:05 pm
    Apr 1, 2005 at 6:43 pm
  • Due to several small, and one fairly large, bugs that were found in Release Candidate 4, we have been forced to release our 5th Release (and hopefully last) Candidate so that we can get some proper ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 11, 2005 at 8:15 pm
    Jan 25, 2005 at 12:04 pm
  • I did not see any reaction to my ideas above. Is this a good plan? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us pgman@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Jan 25, 2005 at 11:13 pm
    Feb 7, 2005 at 5:58 pm
  • I do understand the problem, but don't undertstand the decision you guys made. The fact that UPPER/LOWER and some other functions does not work in win32 is surely a problem for some languages, but ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Jan 2, 2005 at 11:54 am
    Apr 24, 2005 at 8:26 pm
  • Folks, This is for 8.1, or for 8.2 if we have a no-initdb cycle for 8.1. I'm proposing to expand both the coverage and number of "system views". Our system views are an extremely useful way to get ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 21, 2005 at 8:15 pm
    Jan 24, 2005 at 5:10 pm
  • Did some searching, and figured/concluded that things are pretty much hosed ... the last backup is from June (clients machine, not ours), but before I suggest going back to that backup, I want to ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 14, 2005 at 2:12 am
    Jan 15, 2005 at 9:34 pm
  • Tom, Y'know, that's been on the todo list for a while. Surely someone is inspired for 8.1/8.2? At least for columns which are indexed together? Why 10? I'd think we could come up with a slightly less ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jan 28, 2005 at 8:39 pm
    Feb 15, 2005 at 3:54 am
  • The following seems to me a bug in either initdb or create operator: CREATE FUNCTION my_func (inet, inet) as '$libdir/my_func.so' LANGUAGE 'C' IMMUTABLE STRICT; CREATE OPERATOR <<< ( PROCEDURE = ...
    John HansenJohn Hansen
    Jan 30, 2005 at 2:01 am
    Feb 2, 2005 at 5:38 pm
  • Someone at Fujitsu pointed out the following bug in 8.0: begin; savepoint x; create table abc (a int); insert into abc values (5); declare foo cursor for select * from abc; rollback to x; fetch from ...
    Neil ConwayNeil Conway
    Jan 25, 2005 at 3:58 am
    Jan 27, 2005 at 11:32 pm
  • Hi, Just wondering if anyone finds spare's analysis useful. I ran it against 8.0-rc5: http://developer.osdl.org/markw/pgsql/sparse/pg-8.0rc5.txt Sparse can be downloaded ...
    Mark WongMark Wong
    Jan 12, 2005 at 10:18 pm
    Jan 16, 2005 at 11:20 am
  • Hi! Here's an odd thing. I use a partial index on a table: group_data CREATE TABLE group_data ( this_group_id integer NOT NULL, group_id integer -- ... ); create index foo on ...
    Palle GirgensohnPalle Girgensohn
    Jan 13, 2005 at 6:44 pm
    Jan 14, 2005 at 4:50 am
  • ARM platform fails the "point" test see below. parallel group (13 tests): text name char boolean varchar oid int8 int2 float4 int4 float8 bit numeric boolean ... ok char ... ok name ... ok varchar ...
    Jim ButtafuocoJim Buttafuoco
    Jan 4, 2005 at 6:03 pm
    Jan 7, 2005 at 9:32 am
  • Is there anyone who written a patch for a multiple pg_dump like: pg_dump -t table1 table2 ... tableN dbname Regards Enrico
    EnricoEnrico
    Jan 14, 2005 at 10:46 am
    Jan 17, 2005 at 12:40 pm
  • Hello, all. I think that there is room for improvement in WAL. Here is a patch for it. - Multiple pages are written in one write() if it is contiguous. - Add 'open_direct' to wal_sync_method. WAL ...
    ITAGAKI TakahiroITAGAKI Takahiro
    Jan 25, 2005 at 9:06 am
    Jun 5, 2005 at 3:43 am
  • Greetings, I would like to submit my changes to src/port/snprintf.c to enable %n$ format placeholder replacement in snprintf() and vsnprintf(). Additionally I implemented a trivial printf(). I also ...
    Nicolai TufarNicolai Tufar
    Jan 30, 2005 at 10:19 am
    Mar 11, 2005 at 9:31 pm
  • Hi, I read recently a paper Keir Fraser & Tim Harris, Concurrent Programing without Locks, ACM Journal Name, vol V, n° N, M 20YY, Page 1-48 About algorithm to manage structure (exemple about ...
    Pailloncy Jean-GerardPailloncy Jean-Gerard
    Jan 24, 2005 at 10:18 am
    Feb 7, 2005 at 10:49 pm
  • Hi Tom + *, as I learned from severall posts this TODO splits into two distinct TODO's TODO1: Allow GRANT/REVOKE permissions to be applied to all schema objects with one command. TODO2: Assign ...
    Matthias SchmidtMatthias Schmidt
    Jan 27, 2005 at 7:05 am
    Jan 31, 2005 at 8:24 pm
  • Hi Stephen and Hackers, Moved to -hackers. I have to disagree with your model. Roles are not so simple like you try to describe in your patch. I'm suposing this because your using role* in all of the ...
    Euler Taveira de OliveiraEuler Taveira de Oliveira
    Jan 22, 2005 at 6:52 pm
    Jan 28, 2005 at 2:57 pm
  • Hello. I'd like to implement bitmap indexes and want your comments. Here is an essence of what I've found regarding bitmaps for the last month. Consider the following table So, the bitmap for ...
    Victor Y. YegorovVictor Y. Yegorov
    Jan 29, 2005 at 11:56 am
    Jan 30, 2005 at 7:37 pm
  • First, we still do not have any test with 8.0 on the following platforms: HP-UX IRIX Tru64 UNIX SCO OpenServer Second, we have regressions (vs. 7.4) on the following platforms: Linux Alpha (buildfarm ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Jan 6, 2005 at 10:23 am
    Jan 7, 2005 at 9:41 pm
  • Ok, With 8.0 out the door, I'd like to reopen discussion re: userlock contrib. module and propose to get it moved into the core database sources. This was discussed a bit a few months back but it ...
    Merlin MoncureMerlin Moncure
    Jan 24, 2005 at 6:32 pm
    Jan 25, 2005 at 10:12 pm
  • I got a complaint from a fellow Red Hatter that PG 8.0 is way slower than 7.4 on some statistical analysis tasks he was doing. Investigation showed that the primary problem was selection of ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 28, 2005 at 3:53 pm
    Feb 1, 2005 at 4:15 pm
  • Folks, I ran into an interesting issue when installing PostgreSQL 8.0 that I'm not sure how to resolve correctly. My system is a Sun machine (Blade 1000) running Solaris 9, with relatively recent ...
    Kenneth LareauKenneth Lareau
    Jan 27, 2005 at 10:23 pm
    Jan 28, 2005 at 2:40 am
  • Please review them to make sure they look already ... Dave, I've changed the symlink's as well ... Will announce everything publicly around 4am GMT tonight (midnight my time) to give ~10hrs for the ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 31, 2005 at 6:31 pm
    Feb 1, 2005 at 3:28 pm
  • Hi, Now that we got 8.0 out of the door, I'm submitting my two-phase commit patch again for discussion. http://www.hut.fi/~hlinnaka/pgsql/ Do we want it in 8.1, if we want a short development cycle? ...
    Heikki LinnakangasHeikki Linnakangas
    Jan 19, 2005 at 6:59 pm
    Jan 31, 2005 at 3:21 pm
  • We are using $USERPROFILE, not $HOME, on Windows, but I think Magnus is right: we shouldn't be doing that at all. If I don't hear any objections soon, I'm going to replace get_home_path() with code ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 5, 2005 at 5:36 pm
    Jan 13, 2005 at 6:52 pm
  • Just curious here, but are patents global? PostgreSQL is not US software, but it is run within the US ... so, would this patent, if it goes through, only affect those using PostgreSQL in the US, or ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 17, 2005 at 11:32 pm
    Jan 21, 2005 at 6:55 pm
  • Hello, I have small piece of code for testing speed of stored procedures. First time used its for compare mysql5 and postgresql. One year ago (feb.2004) was PostgreSQL much faster than mysql5. Now I ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Jan 13, 2005 at 8:51 pm
    Jan 14, 2005 at 9:30 am
  • When SQL that returns many tuples with character code conversion is executed, the FunctionCall3/FunctionCall5 becomes a bottleneck. Because MemSet is used to initialize FunctionCallInfoData in these ...
    A_ogawaA_ogawa
    Jan 31, 2005 at 2:39 pm
    Feb 2, 2005 at 10:46 pm
  • Hi there, seems I have a serious problem with vacuuming of rather big table (500,000,000 rows) on dual Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.40GHz, 1Gb RAM, running Linux 2.6.7. I have PostgreSQL 8.0 release ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Jan 30, 2005 at 6:15 am
    Feb 2, 2005 at 7:27 am
  • I noticed that implementing deferrable unique constraints is on the TODO list. I don't think its been said yet, but currently you can implement a deferrable unique constraint by using a deferrable ...
    George EssigGeorge Essig
    Jan 26, 2005 at 6:12 pm
    Jan 27, 2005 at 2:39 pm
  • Hello, On a slightly different note in regards to the development cycle. I am authoring a new book and it would be helpful to know the approximate completion of the dev cycle. If the dev cycle is ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 21, 2005 at 7:16 pm
    Jan 23, 2005 at 6:17 pm
  • Is CVS HEAD open for 8.1 commits? -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us pgman@candle.pha.pa.us | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Jan 18, 2005 at 4:35 am
    Jan 18, 2005 at 5:11 pm
  • Recent changes to interfaces/libpg/fe-connect.c have broken MSVC builds, which I am reliably informed are definitely still required - at least some uses of libpq.dll made with gcc apparently cause ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Jan 9, 2005 at 1:20 am
    Jan 9, 2005 at 10:05 pm
  • Hi *, I have some cylcles left and like to pick up something from the TODO list. These are the things I'm interested in: 1) Allow limits on per-db/user connections 2) Allow server log information to ...
    Matthias SchmidtMatthias Schmidt
    Jan 18, 2005 at 7:15 pm
    Feb 1, 2005 at 4:54 am
  • The scripts that produce these tables do not use the standard gettext tools; they use hand-crafted Perl scripts. In some cases, these catch more errors. In all cases that I have analyzed further, ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Jan 17, 2005 at 2:35 am
    Jan 21, 2005 at 10:02 am
  • Are you sure this list is complete? I don't see the ps2, xbox, or gamecube listed under supported platforms :-) Robert Treat -- Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL
    Robert TreatRobert Treat
    Jan 3, 2005 at 2:21 pm
    Jan 9, 2005 at 6:43 pm
  • With the 8.0 release around the corner, this is as good a time as ever to send in the last translation updates. If your files are not in CVS right now, I don't have them, so please send them again in ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Jan 4, 2005 at 7:48 pm
    Jan 9, 2005 at 5:28 pm
  • Just to keep everyone in the loop at what we are looking at right now. RC4 - Packaged tonight, Announced Friday AM Full Release - Packaged Monday Night, PR/Announce Tuesday AM If *anyone* is sitting ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 6, 2005 at 8:51 pm
    Jan 7, 2005 at 4:01 pm
  • What are the goals for 8.1?
    Benjamin AraiBenjamin Arai
    Jan 24, 2005 at 5:43 am
    Feb 13, 2005 at 11:44 pm
  • Sorry if this is old, but I couldn't find it in the archives... How difficult would it be to provide a means to define a trigger in one statement? Something like a combination of CREATE TRIGGER and ...
    Jim C. NasbyJim C. Nasby
    Jan 23, 2005 at 9:49 pm
    Jan 25, 2005 at 11:14 pm
  • Currently, we have group commit functionality via GUC parameters commit_delay and commit_siblings Group commit is either off or on. Since we do not have a log writer daemon, there is no way to know ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jan 21, 2005 at 11:58 pm
    Jan 25, 2005 at 9:47 pm
  • I'm running 'psql.exe -- version' and I'm getting this dialog: psql.exe - Entry Point Not Found: The procedure entry point SHGetSpecialFolderPathA could not be located in the dynamic link library ...
    John DeSoiJohn DeSoi
    Jan 18, 2005 at 3:17 pm
    Jan 25, 2005 at 2:43 pm
  • hackers, I am having a problem with table (identified by pg_dump). I get the follow error when I try to COPY the table to stdout (or /dev/null). DB=# copy rnk to '/dev/null'; ERROR: could not access ...
    Jim ButtafuocoJim Buttafuoco
    Jan 22, 2005 at 2:35 pm
    Jan 22, 2005 at 7:25 pm
  • At ~16:00 ADT this afternoon, I will branch, tag and package up 8.0.0 ... if anyone has any 'show stoppers', let us know within the next 4 hours :) ---- Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services ...
    Marc G. FournierMarc G. Fournier
    Jan 17, 2005 at 5:28 pm
    Jan 17, 2005 at 8:16 pm
  • Hi there, we have a table with 500mln rows: wsdb=# \d usno Table "public.usno" Column | Type | Modifiers --------+--------+----------- ra | real | dec | real | bmag | real | rmag | real | ipix | ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Jan 27, 2005 at 2:36 pm
    Jan 29, 2005 at 8:24 am
  • Hi all ! I need a mechanism to keep my queries in optimized state so that multiple processes can use them.
    Bojidar MihajlovBojidar Mihajlov
    Jan 25, 2005 at 9:27 am
    Jan 26, 2005 at 1:27 pm
  • Hello! One of least liked by me features of PostgreSQL is a need to specify LC_CTYPE an LC_COLLATE at initdb time. Especially if you intend to put into DB texts in different languages (say, Polish, ...
    Dawid KuroczkoDawid Kuroczko
    Jan 21, 2005 at 11:46 pm
    Jan 24, 2005 at 6:25 pm
  • Hello, pgsql-hackers I create a table, a type and a function like below: ------------------------------------ CREATE TABLE "User" ( "Id" int4 NOT NULL DEFAULT nextval('public."User_Id_seq"'::text), ...
    Arnold.ZhuArnold.Zhu
    Jan 21, 2005 at 12:28 pm
    Jan 24, 2005 at 10:04 am
  • Might want to track down which platforms are affected by the file in port/, and then add win32 to it, and put it up somewhere on a list of known issues in 8.0? //Magnus
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Jan 17, 2005 at 8:18 pm
    Jan 24, 2005 at 2:00 am
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