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  • Hi, As you know, many databases that run on Linux / Unix systems have a GUI installer which make installation easier and more attractive for some people. Our Windows Installer is very attractive, for ...
    Devrim GÃNDÃZDevrim GÃNDÃZ
    Jan 31, 2006 at 12:48 am
    Jan 31, 2006 at 6:58 pm
  • Improving N-Distinct estimation =============================== v1.1 OBJECTIVES Answer these points... - Are there any performance issues that can be directly attributed to mis-estimation of ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jan 4, 2006 at 7:10 pm
    Jan 17, 2006 at 12:41 am
  • I was reminded of $subject by http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-admin/2006-01/msg00002.php While I haven't tried it, I suspect that allowing a DNS host name would take little work (basically ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 1, 2006 at 6:30 pm
    Feb 13, 2006 at 8:45 pm
  • Getting started early this year, I've finally found a way around the issues with readline on win32. And it just took a little bit of google research and some testing. Recap of the problem: When ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Jan 1, 2006 at 11:49 am
    Feb 13, 2006 at 8:33 pm
  • I have a fairly simple extension I want to add to contrib. It is an XML parser that is designed to work with a specific dialect. I have a PHP extension called xmldbx, it allows the PHP system to ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Jan 29, 2006 at 5:57 pm
    Jan 31, 2006 at 3:42 pm
  • Allow me a brief introduction. I work in a company who contracts intelligence analysis software to the government. We are currently developing a product which is using PostgreSQL at it's core. Due to ...
    David ScottDavid Scott
    Jan 18, 2006 at 8:14 pm
    Jan 20, 2006 at 1:55 am
  • We've had previous discussions about how the distinction between INET and CIDR isn't very well thought out, for instance http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2005-01/msg01021.php ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 24, 2006 at 6:23 pm
    Feb 1, 2006 at 4:14 pm
  • Hi, Attached is a patch which adds --quiet and --q option to initdb. I personally needed this option while writing a document and taking screenshot :) It only shows the error and warning messages, as ...
    Devrim GÃNDÃZDevrim GÃNDÃZ
    Jan 25, 2006 at 2:08 pm
    Jan 27, 2006 at 5:46 pm
  • A couple of days ago I found myself wanting to aggregate 3 Billion tuples down to 100 Million tuples based on an integer key with six integer values -- six sum()'s. PostgreSQL ran out of memory with ...
    Rod TaylorRod Taylor
    Jan 16, 2006 at 5:07 am
    Jan 20, 2006 at 5:44 pm
  • I've created a browsable source tree "documentation", it's done with the doxygen tool. http://www.mcknight.de/pgsql-doxygen/cvshead/html/ There was a discussion about this some time ago, Jonathan ...
    Joachim WielandJoachim Wieland
    Jan 16, 2006 at 8:49 am
    Jan 17, 2006 at 3:18 pm
  • Some time ago, the tab completion code for the SET command was changed to read the list of available settings from the pg_settings table. This means that by the time you're done completing SET ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Jan 31, 2006 at 12:21 pm
    Feb 1, 2006 at 6:23 am
  • Folks, This came up at work... I have seed database scripts quasi-generated from pg_dump which include COPY statements, but the data is hard to edit (especially cut & paste operations) when the COPY ...
    David FetterDavid Fetter
    Jan 27, 2006 at 1:03 am
    Feb 3, 2006 at 1:10 am
  • I got this message: 2006-01-20 11:50:51 PANIC: creation of file /var/lib/pgsql/data/ pg_clog/0292 failed: File exists In 7.3. It caused the server to restart. Can anyone tell me what it means?
    Rick GiggerRick Gigger
    Jan 20, 2006 at 7:28 pm
    Jan 21, 2006 at 6:42 pm
  • Fellow Hackers, I've been working on this item for a little while, and I'm starting to see some code come together. I wanted to solicit some feedback before I got too far along to make sure I'm on ...
    Kevin brintnallKevin brintnall
    Jan 20, 2006 at 11:26 pm
    Jan 31, 2006 at 8:57 am
  • I think this is the fault of the stats system design. AFAICT from a quick look at the code, inserted/updated/deleted tuples are reported to the collector in the same way regardless of whether the ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 27, 2006 at 2:26 pm
    Jan 30, 2006 at 2:40 pm
  • I understand checkpoint code doing something like this: Get RedoRecPtr; Flush all dirty buffers no matter what's its LSN; Write down checkpoint xlog record; So I wonder is it possible flush only ...
    Qingqing ZhouQingqing Zhou
    Jan 11, 2006 at 11:24 pm
    Jan 13, 2006 at 6:40 pm
  • Yeah, that's pretty much how pgInstaller works - we let initdb create the config file, then tweak some values using some C code. The user can then use pgAdmin (or a text editor) to tweak to taste. ...
    Dave PageDave Page
    Jan 31, 2006 at 9:27 am
    Jan 31, 2006 at 11:17 pm
  • Is there any way to find out $subject? I see that several of the buildfarm machines are choking on a patch I committed yesterday: guc-file.l: In function `ProcessConfigFile': guc-file.l:162: error: ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 2, 2006 at 5:54 pm
    Jan 2, 2006 at 8:00 pm
  • Hi, Currently due to the way unique constraints are tied to btree there is no way to allow GiST indexes to do the same thing. The thing I'm specifically interested in is an index where you insert ...
    Martijn van OosterhoutMartijn van Oosterhout
    Jan 18, 2006 at 1:58 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 12:55 pm
  • Hinted by this thread: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-performance/2006-01/msg00016.php I wonder if we should really implement file-system-cache-warmup strategy which we have discussed before. ...
    Qingqing ZhouQingqing Zhou
    Jan 5, 2006 at 11:24 pm
    Jan 16, 2006 at 6:25 pm
  • Hi, I just noticed today that Postgresql accepts a value of 24:00:00, this is for sure not correct as there is no such thing as 24:00:00 PG Admin III will display this value just fine which is also ...
    Tony CadutoTony Caduto
    Jan 10, 2006 at 3:37 pm
    Jan 11, 2006 at 3:52 am
  • [ moving to -hackers ] Bruce Momjian <pgman@candle.pha.pa.us writes: I wonder whether we shouldn't consider something more drastic, like getting rid of the intermediate stats buffer process entirely. ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 2, 2006 at 8:20 pm
    Jan 9, 2006 at 3:48 pm
  • That was very much situation specific. But the bottomline is the default test does not include <netdb.h in the test code. So, pg uses getaddrinfo.c.And the getaddrinfo.c does not work for me. Ipv6 ...
    R, Rajesh (STSD)R, Rajesh (STSD)
    Jan 17, 2006 at 7:07 am
    Jan 26, 2006 at 7:06 pm
  • I did a dump of a 7.4.11 database using the 8.1.2 pg_dumpall. I got this at the top of the dump: ... ... CREATE ROLE support; ALTER ROLE support WITH NOSUPERUSER INHERIT NOCREATEROLE NOCREATEDB LOGIN ...
    Christopher Kings-LynneChristopher Kings-Lynne
    Jan 24, 2006 at 8:20 am
    Jan 25, 2006 at 2:54 am
  • I have a simple question here, not sure if i should posted here but if you have the quick answer, it helps a lot i have a table that is already "vacuum"ed. for some reason i want to un-vacuum it ...
    Jan 19, 2006 at 7:25 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 11:26 pm
  • Folks, For the same reason they feel that *n*x installs shouldn't be messing around in /usr/local, some people also feel that contrib modules shouldn't install in the public schema by default. Before ...
    David FetterDavid Fetter
    Jan 12, 2006 at 10:46 pm
    Jan 13, 2006 at 9:17 pm
  • Hi Hackers, I'm trying the following TODO item: [Indexes] - Add fillfactor to control reserved free space during index creation I have already made an patch and it seemed to work well. ---- $ ...
    ITAGAKI TakahiroITAGAKI Takahiro
    Jan 19, 2006 at 2:00 am
    Feb 2, 2006 at 5:47 pm
  • Hi, First, apologies if my question is a bit off-course. Please feel free to direct me to a different mailing list if not appropriate. I'm currently trying to embed Senna full text search engine ...
    Daisuke MakiDaisuke Maki
    Jan 23, 2006 at 9:35 am
    Jan 26, 2006 at 3:56 am
  • Is there any way of bumping this limit or am I stuck breaking up the transaction? ERROR: cannot have more than 2^32-1 commands in a transaction --
    Rod TaylorRod Taylor
    Jan 21, 2006 at 2:27 pm
    Jan 21, 2006 at 9:44 pm
  • I've been running the regression tests with the sinval-reset stress testing program I posted yesterday: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2006-01/msg00244.php I've seen several crashes ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 9, 2006 at 1:04 am
    Jan 10, 2006 at 3:32 pm
  • Naturally, just a minute after sending the patch, I realised how it can be done better ;) If the job object code is moved to the postmaster, it'll work when not running as a service as well. And ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Jan 14, 2006 at 6:16 pm
    Feb 5, 2006 at 2:15 pm
  • I just wasted a couple hours trying to determine why an EXEC_BACKEND build would randomly fail on Fedora Core 4. It seems the reason is that by default, recent Linux kernels randomize the stack base ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 26, 2006 at 11:40 pm
    Feb 1, 2006 at 8:15 pm
  • Hello, Odd problem with unique indexes: 8.0.5 64 bit (Quad Opteron) 100 tables, each table has same layout, 1 million rows per table. The problem persists within multiple tables but only within the ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Jan 19, 2006 at 6:34 am
    Jan 19, 2006 at 8:14 pm
  • Hi! I'm looking at a way to "fix" the issues with admin privileges on Win32 - specifically by finding a way to give up all admin stuff before the server starts, when possible (and otherwise fail just ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Jan 13, 2006 at 1:40 pm
    Jan 16, 2006 at 7:33 pm
  • Hackers, I can confirm that HEAD does not initdb because of a SIGBUS as reported below by Martin Pitt @ debian (see his email below). My build farm member (corgi) did pass all checks 6 days ago (I ...
    Jim ButtafuocoJim Buttafuoco
    Jan 8, 2006 at 2:52 pm
    Jan 10, 2006 at 12:59 am
  • Greetings, I've got a fast FreeBSD/amd64 server available to run Buildfarm on. However, I see we already have a couple of others running it. My questions are: 1) do we need another one? 2) if yes, ...
    Larry RosenmanLarry Rosenman
    Jan 19, 2006 at 9:26 pm
    Feb 8, 2007 at 6:38 pm
  • I had some second thoughts about this, specifically about which direction do we really want to go in. With this patch, it no longer really matters what the executable file is named, right? We were ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 23, 2006 at 4:13 pm
    Jan 25, 2006 at 5:01 pm
  • The following is a suggestion for optimizing the libpq COPY FROM call for better performance. I submitted a similar suggestion awhile ago, but it wasn't safe enough. This one is better. It shows a ...
    Alon GoldshuvAlon Goldshuv
    Jan 8, 2006 at 2:00 pm
    Jan 24, 2006 at 7:57 am
  • There's one nontrivial decision still to make about how to implement proper per-spec row-comparison operations, namely: how a row comparison ought to be represented in the index access method API. ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 15, 2006 at 11:03 pm
    Jan 16, 2006 at 10:35 pm
  • I'm considering getting rid of the BTItem/BTItemData and HashItem/HashItemData struct definitions and just referencing IndexTuple(Data) directly in the btree and hash AMs. It appears that at one time ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 16, 2006 at 8:52 pm
    Jan 16, 2006 at 9:51 pm
  • After reading the post on -patches proposing that MemSet be changed to use long instead of int32 on the grounds that a pair of x86-64 linux boxes took less time to execute the long code 64*10^6 ...
    Seneca CunninghamSeneca Cunningham
    Jan 24, 2006 at 10:24 pm
    Feb 2, 2006 at 5:49 pm
  • I wonder if there is a policy on when schema-qualified names should be used in ereport/elog messages. At the moment this doesn't seem to be consistent, even within the same command: template1=# ...
    Joachim WielandJoachim Wieland
    Jan 30, 2006 at 9:15 pm
    Jan 31, 2006 at 7:43 pm
  • Hi, I noticed that when I install via the msi setup there is a extra DLL in the bin directory called pthreadGC2.dll. (Posix thread library for windows) This dll is not in the ...
    Tony CadutoTony Caduto
    Jan 29, 2006 at 3:48 am
    Jan 30, 2006 at 1:05 pm
  • What use is the -X flag to pg_dump. The code say that if one add a setting "feature" to -X then there should also be a flag "--feature". So we have for example: -X disable-triggers and ...
    Dennis BjorklundDennis Bjorklund
    Jan 26, 2006 at 9:04 am
    Jan 26, 2006 at 9:31 pm
  • Hi, I running PostgreSQL 8.0.x with database that does not have foreign keys and sometimes the following messages appears: ERROR: deadlock detected DETAIL: Process 10029 waits for ShareLock on ...
    Alfranio Correia JuniorAlfranio Correia Junior
    Jan 21, 2006 at 2:20 am
    Jan 22, 2006 at 6:36 pm
  • I am testing the performance of postgresql on a set of workloads. However, the output significantly affects the performance evaluation. Is there a way to by-pass all output of select statements so ...
    Jan 19, 2006 at 3:35 am
    Jan 20, 2006 at 3:55 am
  • I've been working on getting the system to pass regression tests cleanly when forcing a cache flush at every possible instant. The main tests pass now (in 8.1 --- HEAD remains broken pending ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 19, 2006 at 6:46 am
    Jan 19, 2006 at 8:41 pm
  • Just FYI, the core committee has agreed we need re-releases to fix the locale environment issue and other recent bug fixes. Current thought is to wrap tarballs tomorrow (Thursday) evening, North ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jan 5, 2006 at 1:08 am
    Jan 5, 2006 at 3:17 pm
  • Do we have a "known issues" section somewhere? If not, I would suggest we split the TODO list into two big sections, one is the PostgreSQL improvement part, the other is the known issues part. AFAICS ...
    Qingqing ZhouQingqing Zhou
    Jan 1, 2006 at 9:45 pm
    Jan 3, 2006 at 4:28 pm
  • With big thanks to Josh Berkus and Devrim Gunduz, I'm happy to announce that Sun has just released a Solaris distribution of PostgreSQL 8.1.2 with ready-to-install packages for both Sparc and x86. ...
    Robert LorRobert Lor
    Jan 26, 2006 at 1:41 am
    Jan 26, 2006 at 1:45 pm
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