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  • Here is my first draft of a new replication section for our documentation. I am looking for any comments. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Replication ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Oct 24, 2006 at 3:39 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 7:47 pm
  • Resending... The previous 3 attempt haven't succeeded, probably because of size restrictions; so sending in two parts. -- gurjeet@EnterpriseDB.com singh.gurjeet@{ gmail | hotmail | yahoo }.com
    Gurjeet SinghGurjeet Singh
    Oct 19, 2006 at 8:32 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 9:31 am
  • For 8.3, I'd like to add the following two related features to assist with Index Tuning and usability: - Virtual Indexes An index which only exists in the catalog, so is visible to the planner but ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Oct 10, 2006 at 3:45 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 9:31 pm
  • [ This is off-topic for -performance, please continue the thread in -hackers ] "Jim C. Nasby" <jim@nasby.net writes: This proposal seems to deliberately ignore every point that has been made ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 12, 2006 at 3:42 pm
    Oct 18, 2006 at 2:43 am
  • Hardly ... we have plenty of unused rmgr id's still. The real issue that still has to be resolved is the interaction of all this stuff with PITR scenarios --- is it still safe to not log hint-bit ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 24, 2006 at 2:12 pm
    Nov 5, 2006 at 9:44 pm
  • I was just trying to build using the src/tools/msvc scripts on windows, and I was wondering if there were any instructions on how to do this, what prerequisites there are, where to get them, etc. I ...
    Jeremy DrakeJeremy Drake
    Oct 1, 2006 at 8:10 am
    Oct 3, 2006 at 7:04 pm
  • This has been been discussed before, but Oracle behaves differently, and IMHO in a more correct way. The following query returns NULL in PG: SELECT NULL || 'fisk'; But in Oracle, it returns 'fisk': ...
    Andreas Joseph KroghAndreas Joseph Krogh
    Oct 18, 2006 at 12:11 pm
    Oct 23, 2006 at 8:04 am
  • Not to cause any arguments, but this is sort a standard discussion that gets brought up periodically and I was wondering if there has been any "softening" of the attitudes against an "in place" ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Oct 5, 2006 at 7:42 pm
    Oct 17, 2006 at 5:03 am
  • We're getting deadlock error messages in the production database logs during times of inactivity, where the only other thing using the database (we think) is the every-15-minutes pg_dump process. ...
    Chris CampbellChris Campbell
    Oct 26, 2006 at 9:01 pm
    Mar 3, 2007 at 6:49 pm
  • Hi I may have a workable idea on a way to add caching to Postgres without disturbing the MVCC functionality. Caching, as I've been reading can provide an amazing and sometimes almost unbelievable ...
    Anon MousAnon Mous
    Oct 15, 2006 at 10:48 am
    Oct 18, 2006 at 12:22 am
  • Postgre8.1 doesn't seem to support asynchronous I/O. Has its design been thought off already? To tried doing with a simple example: For a Index Nest loop join: Fetch the outer tuples in an array, and ...
    Raja AgrawalRaja Agrawal
    Oct 14, 2006 at 10:46 pm
    Oct 25, 2006 at 7:17 am
  • Testing out the new pg_dump exclusion switches I've found that excluding a table means that no functions or types will be dumped. Excluding one table shouldn't exclude these objects. My real use case ...
    Kris JurkaKris Jurka
    Oct 5, 2006 at 10:24 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 11:02 pm
  • Shouldn't this work? select ycis_id, min(tindex), avg(tindex) from y where ycis_id = 15; ERROR: column "y.ycis_id" must appear in the GROUP BY clause or be used in an aggregate function If I am ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Oct 17, 2006 at 3:59 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 11:58 am
  • Again, I am at the same point I was at when searching and searching for information on the problem, and I am not sure what the SQL standard has to say about it: I do not, and I dont think that anyone ...
    Beau hargisBeau hargis
    Oct 31, 2006 at 3:14 am
    Nov 5, 2009 at 3:45 pm
  • Why does adminpack install functions into pg_catalog? This is inconsistent with the rest of the contrib/ packages, not to mention the definition of pg_catalog itself (which ought to hold builtin ...
    Neil ConwayNeil Conway
    Oct 19, 2006 at 6:37 pm
    Nov 13, 2006 at 8:22 am
  • Recently while doing a little research on how we could do perl module preloading nicely, I constructed the following: create function loadmods() returns void language plperlu as $$ use ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Oct 26, 2006 at 5:39 pm
    Nov 10, 2006 at 1:53 am
  • Wasn't configure changed to complain if it's fed a bogus argument? I just did ./configure --with-deps on a fresh checkout and it didn't complain... -- Jim Nasby jim@nasby.net EnterpriseDB ...
    Jim C. NasbyJim C. Nasby
    Oct 12, 2006 at 8:30 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 10:20 pm
  • Greetings, The array_accum example aggregate in the user documentation works reasonably on small data sets but doesn't work too hot on large ones. http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/xaggr.html ...
    Stephen FrostStephen Frost
    Oct 6, 2006 at 8:34 pm
    Feb 14, 2007 at 12:43 am
  • Postgres has own implementation of qsort. It is used only for Solaris, because in some cases Solaris implementation was terrible slow. Now, New qsort is present in the Solaris from version 9 update 6 ...
    Zdenek KotalaZdenek Kotala
    Oct 3, 2006 at 12:43 pm
    Oct 4, 2006 at 7:44 am
  • I tried to use COPY command to export and import tables from catalog, but COPY command has problem with data type regproc. See example create table test (like pg_aggregate); copy pg_aggregate to ...
    Zdenek KotalaZdenek Kotala
    Oct 23, 2006 at 7:47 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 2:13 pm
  • Not sure who cares, so xzilla indicated I should drop a note here. I just made the xlogdump stuff work for 8.1 (trivial) and fixed a few other small issues that caused it to not work right both ...
    Theo SchlossnagleTheo Schlossnagle
    Oct 20, 2006 at 5:18 pm
    Oct 24, 2006 at 11:14 am
  • Before we spring hstore on an unsuspecting world as a contrib module, in the interests of good English, is it too late to change "isexists" to simply "exists"? cheers andrew
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Oct 11, 2006 at 1:09 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 10:22 pm
  • I am using the netflix database: Table "public.ratings" Column | Type | Modifiers --------+----------+----------- item | integer | client | integer | day | smallint | rating | smallint | The query ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Oct 5, 2006 at 3:53 pm
    Oct 6, 2006 at 5:25 am
  • Shouldn't it be looking for 2.1 as well? regards, tom lane
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 3, 2006 at 7:51 pm
    Oct 4, 2006 at 4:12 pm
  • Hi, I have almost finished working on multiple rpm + postmaster issue today. The spec file and patches in pgsqlrpms cvs work almost as expected and does some preliminary work about multiple ...
    Devrim GÃNDÃZDevrim GÃNDÃZ
    Oct 18, 2006 at 9:17 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 8:19 pm
  • [jks@xx ~/postgresql-8.2beta1]$ ./configure --enable-debug --with-cassert checking build system type... i386-pc-solaris2.10 checking host system type... i386-pc-solaris2.10 checking which template to ...
    Joseph ShraibmanJoseph Shraibman
    Oct 10, 2006 at 7:44 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 11:06 pm
  • Hi everyone, After over a year of problems (old site http://developer.osdl.org/markw/postgrescvs/) I have resumed producing daily results of dbt-2 against PostgreSQL CVS code with results here: ...
    Mark WongMark Wong
    Oct 5, 2006 at 7:58 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 5:57 pm
  • While investigating Merlin's bug report here: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2006-10/msg00447.php I realized that we've completely failed to consider the interactions of $subject. In ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 12, 2006 at 4:19 pm
    Nov 23, 2006 at 5:17 am
  • I was thinking of recommending this to someone, but wanted to try it on my own first; good thing that I did. I think it is broken as of now. I assume that the error thrown for 'select 1', inside a ...
    Gurjeet SinghGurjeet Singh
    Oct 27, 2006 at 5:30 am
    Oct 30, 2006 at 4:40 pm
  • Hello, In a possible moment of insanity, in <http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2006-09/msg00579.php I volunteered to try to help solve a problem Tom Lane noted: "The hard part of this ...
    Andrew SullivanAndrew Sullivan
    Oct 11, 2006 at 8:27 pm
    Oct 13, 2006 at 1:58 pm
  • Hi, I'm happy that the rather verbose "timestamp with time zone" has the much nicer alias "timestamptz", however it seems that this alias is not documented, neither at ...
    Markus SchaberMarkus Schaber
    Oct 2, 2006 at 10:15 pm
    Oct 8, 2006 at 5:03 pm
  • Well, it does in fact print intervals exceeding 24 hours: regression=# select to_char('48 hours'::interval, 'HH24:MI:SS'); to_char ---------- 48:00:00 (1 row) However, '48 hours' and '2 days' are not ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 5, 2006 at 4:51 pm
    Apr 2, 2007 at 10:46 pm
  • But isn't that true for borland already? We've got the .def files for libpq and the help-file for psql that we don't expect a borland environment to be able to build. regards, tom lane
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 24, 2006 at 9:05 pm
    Oct 24, 2006 at 9:24 pm
  • Agreed we need to push out the back branch releases. Let me know what I can do to help. -- Bruce Momjian bruce@momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Oct 6, 2006 at 6:12 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 2:13 am
  • Jeremy DrakeJeremy Drake
    Oct 9, 2006 at 5:30 am
    Oct 9, 2006 at 11:40 pm
  • Hello, I miss some info in context: function's oid, function's argumenst and schema. Maybe: 199292 function public.foo(int, int, int) language plpgsql statement return line 10 or short version: ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Oct 4, 2006 at 6:43 am
    Oct 8, 2006 at 4:26 pm
  • I signed up for the Netflix Prize. (www.netflixprize.com) and downloaded their data and have imported it into PostgreSQL. Here is how I created the table: Table "public.ratings" Column | Type | ...
    Mark L. WoodwardMark L. Woodward
    Oct 4, 2006 at 8:40 pm
    Oct 5, 2006 at 8:35 am
  • I checked around with some kernel/glibc gurus in Red Hat, and the consensus seemed to be that we'd be better off to bypass fprintf() and just send message strings to stderr using write() --- ie, ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 17, 2006 at 9:09 pm
    May 29, 2007 at 5:20 pm
  • Hello -hackers, I've found a bug with 8.2beta1: 1) Log message: LOG: duration: 9.144 ms bind <unnamed : UPDATE table_list SET description = $1 WHERE id = cas_get_table_id ( $2,$3 ) DETAIL: ...
    Sergey E. KoposovSergey E. Koposov
    Oct 7, 2006 at 2:01 pm
    Oct 7, 2006 at 11:23 pm
  • I've been analyzing Ed L's recent report of index corruption: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2006-10/msg01183.php (thanks to Ed for letting me have the actual index to study). I think ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 25, 2006 at 5:15 pm
    Oct 26, 2006 at 7:07 pm
  • How is this different from what autovacuum does? -- Peter Eisentraut http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Oct 22, 2006 at 1:08 pm
    Oct 24, 2006 at 9:54 am
  • When setting log_statement = 'all', statements that fail parsing are not logged. For example: LOG: connection received: host=[local] LOG: connection authorized: user=peter database=peter LOG: ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Oct 19, 2006 at 2:33 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 12:05 pm
  • Hi, Currently a "select * from pg_statio_user_tables;" displays only heap_blks_read, heap_blks_hit stats amongst others for the main relation. It would be good to have the following stats collected ...
    NikhilSNikhilS
    Oct 13, 2006 at 12:47 pm
    Oct 19, 2006 at 4:25 pm
  • I'm trying to create a few new types, and based on the type in/out functions will operate a bit differently. For the input function finding the type Oid is easy - Oid our_type_oid = PG_GETARG_OID(1); ...
    Weslee BilodeauWeslee Bilodeau
    Oct 12, 2006 at 4:13 pm
    Oct 18, 2006 at 6:28 pm
  • This is a server bug, I will post to hackers for you, it has little to do with JDBC, however the ? can't be a column in a prepared statement DAVE
    Dave CramerDave Cramer
    Oct 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm
    Nov 12, 2006 at 9:23 pm
  • We have a following table xyz( id int , fname varchar(50), img image) where image is a data type we have created similar to lo. so when we executed an insert query on the following table :- insert ...
    Ashish GoelAshish Goel
    Oct 10, 2006 at 6:32 pm
    Oct 17, 2006 at 1:46 pm
  • 1) # create temp table a ( a int ) without oids on commit delete rows; # insert into a values(1); # begin; # insert into a values(2); # commit; # select * from a; a --- (0 rows) 2) # insert into a ...
    Teodor SigaevTeodor Sigaev
    Oct 12, 2006 at 11:34 am
    Oct 12, 2006 at 10:33 pm
  • search=# select to_tsquery('foo bar'); ERROR: syntax error Might want to enhance that message to include the information that it's parsing the tsquery that's failing? I originally had it as part of a ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Oct 3, 2006 at 2:34 pm
    Oct 4, 2006 at 9:51 am
  • Any thoughts on the below? Joshua D. Drake wrote: -- === The PostgreSQL Company: Command Prompt, Inc. === Sales/Support: +1.503.667.4564 || 24x7/Emergency: +1.800.492.2240 Providing the most ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Oct 26, 2006 at 5:32 pm
    Oct 31, 2006 at 7:29 pm
  • Dirk Lutzebaeck and I just spent a tense couple of hours trying to figure out why a large database Down Under wasn't coming up after being reloaded from a base backup plus PITR recovery. The symptoms ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Oct 18, 2006 at 2:29 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 9:57 pm
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