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  • The current commitfest queue has two entries that propose to migrate existing pgfoundry projects (or improved versions thereof) into our core distribution. The more I think about this the less happy ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jul 21, 2008 at 7:43 pm
    Jul 29, 2008 at 7:16 pm
  • Sync with current CVS HEAD and post in hackers- too because patches- close to the closing. http://www.sigaev.ru/misc/fast_insert_gin-0.7.gz http://www.sigaev.ru/misc/multicolumn_gin-0.3.gz -- Teodor ...
    Teodor SigaevTeodor Sigaev
    Jul 2, 2008 at 6:13 pm
    Feb 11, 2009 at 2:53 pm
  • Attached is a new version of a patch to add a CITEXT contrib module. Changes since v2: * Optimized citext_eq() and citext_ne() (the = and < operators, respectively) by having them use strncmp() ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jul 8, 2008 at 1:04 am
    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:06 am
  • I performed review of merged patch from Robert Treat. At first point the patch does not work (SunOS 5.11 snv_86 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V240) truncate ... ok alter_table ... FAILED (test process ...
    Zdenek KotalaZdenek Kotala
    Jul 4, 2008 at 2:42 pm
    Aug 2, 2008 at 8:01 pm
  • One of the cool features of 8.3 was the ability to control at the transaction level whether we would use synchronous or asynchronous commit. We're planning to add integrated replication features to ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jul 22, 2008 at 7:07 pm
    Aug 13, 2008 at 7:33 pm
  • I pulled fresh CVS HEAD and it seems the problem is gone. Here is the lastest WITH RECURSIVE patches against CVS HEAD. Reviewers, please let me know if you find problems with the patches. If none, I ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Jul 23, 2008 at 1:54 pm
    Aug 2, 2008 at 6:39 pm
  • Yes, and I've been adding more hacks along the lines of: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION int8(citext) RETURNS int8 AS 'SELECT int8( $1::text )' LANGUAGE SQL IMMUTABLE STRICT; CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jul 29, 2008 at 6:54 pm
    Aug 11, 2008 at 5:43 pm
  • it concerns me that despite it being day 3 of the July commit fest, people are still being advised to add new items to the wiki page. To make the idea work, we need to stick to the rules we defined ...
    Dave PageDave Page
    Jul 3, 2008 at 6:52 pm
    Jul 11, 2008 at 11:05 am
  • The patch store hash code only in the index tuple. It based on Neil Conway's patch with an old version of PostgreSQL. It passes the regression test but I didn't test the performance yet. Anyone ...
    Xiao MengXiao Meng
    Jul 17, 2008 at 9:26 am
    Jul 23, 2008 at 4:36 pm
  • Below my comments on the CommitFest patch: pg_standby minor changes for Windows Simon, I'm sorry you got me, a Postgres newbie, signed up for reviewing your patch ;) To start with, I'm not quite sure ...
    Martin ZaunMartin Zaun
    Jul 23, 2008 at 12:53 am
    Dec 15, 2008 at 10:31 pm
  • Hello, I'm sending part of the code that I've done and is available for reviewing and I'm asking for your comments and some help because I'm new to PostgreSQL. Proposal: ...
    Radek StrnadRadek Strnad
    Jul 1, 2008 at 3:04 pm
    Aug 2, 2008 at 2:07 pm
  • Hi, I know Commit Fest is in progress, as well as the holiday season. But the Summer of Code ends in about three weeks, so I'd like to request a bit of out-of-order processing :) My previous mail ...
    Jan UrbańskiJan Urbański
    Jul 28, 2008 at 11:35 am
    Sep 19, 2008 at 7:04 pm
  • Refactoring pg_dump was more work than I had time to do right now, and I wanted \ef to work, so I hacked up the attached (by copying dumpFunc and its dependencies to src/bin/psql/dumpfunc.[ch]). -- ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Jul 15, 2008 at 11:38 am
    Sep 7, 2008 at 12:19 am
  • I was wondering, if there is any real advantage to actually specify say 64 for the maxrows parameter to the Execute message in the PostgreSQL network protocol? I.e.: - Is it easier on the server, ...
    Stephen R. van den BergStephen R. van den Berg
    Jul 9, 2008 at 6:51 pm
    Jul 30, 2008 at 10:05 am
  • Hi, as you might know, Postgres-R relies on primary keys to address tuples of a table. It cannot replicate tables without a primary key. Primary keys currently aren't really used within the executor, ...
    Markus WannerMarkus Wanner
    Jul 16, 2008 at 7:36 pm
    Jul 22, 2008 at 9:14 pm
  • Hello hackers, I know the development community is in the middle of the July 2008 commit-fest, so I apologize if this design proposals are in appropriate at this time. I am looking to take advantage ...
    Ryan BradetichRyan Bradetich
    Jul 25, 2008 at 4:32 am
    Jul 28, 2008 at 11:13 pm
  • Folks, Please find patch enclosed, including some documentation. Can we see about getting this in this commitfest? Cheers, David. -- David Fetter <david@fetter.org http://fetter.org/ Phone: +1 415 ...
    David FetterDavid Fetter
    Jul 2, 2008 at 11:11 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 8:57 am
  • Currently, you're allowed to create a new base type if you own the I/O functions for it. That effectively restricts the command to superusers anyway, since there's presently no way for a ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jul 30, 2008 at 7:50 pm
    Feb 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm
  • I had a look at this patch and it looks good. The only thing that's not clear to me is whether we have agreed we want this to be the default behavior? A quibble: Wouldn't it be clearer to build a ...
    Alvaro HerreraAlvaro Herrera
    Jul 8, 2008 at 1:32 pm
    Sep 4, 2008 at 4:22 pm
  • I have had some idle thoughts on the issue of identifier case folding. Maybe we can collect our ideas and inch closer to a solution sometime. Or we determine that it's useless and impossible, but ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Jul 8, 2008 at 5:25 pm
    Jul 9, 2008 at 5:51 pm
  • Commands pltcl_listmod, pltcl_delmod, pltcl_loadmod does not work on Solaris 10, because there is not present tclsh. Unfortunately build process substitute path to shell with empty string which ...
    Zdenek KotalaZdenek Kotala
    Jul 22, 2008 at 11:00 am
    Aug 12, 2008 at 3:51 am
  • Attached patch implements WHERE clauses for pg_dump. This is useful for producing data samples of a database e.g. pg_dump -w "ctid < '(1000,1)' or random() < 0.1" and can also be used for taking ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jul 25, 2008 at 3:13 pm
    Jul 26, 2008 at 2:50 pm
  • Hi, with regards to --inputdir, --srcdir, --outputdir and --schedule, pg_regress does something like this: convert files in <srcdir /input, and place them in ./sql convert files in <srcdir /output, ...
    Jorgen Austvik - Sun NorwayJorgen Austvik - Sun Norway
    Jul 29, 2008 at 1:16 pm
    Sep 22, 2008 at 6:31 pm
  • I've been working on the TABLE-function patch, and I am coming to the conclusion that it's really a bad idea for plpgsql to not associate variables with output columns --- that is, I think we should ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jul 17, 2008 at 11:13 pm
    Jul 30, 2008 at 3:18 pm
  • Per this thread: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2007-12/msg00255.php it was pretty much (again, IIRC) concluded that we want "some better way" to transfer the stats data. But pending ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Jul 1, 2008 at 6:49 pm
    Aug 5, 2008 at 11:45 am
  • Hi! I`m a researcher from PUC-Rio (Brazil) and we`re studying about an Joins, and we`d like to implement an optimization on the Nested Loop Join, this optimization consists on while scanning the ...
    Manoel HenriqueManoel Henrique
    Jul 23, 2008 at 8:17 pm
    Jul 26, 2008 at 10:29 am
  • Hi All, I have been perplexed by random load spikes on an 8.1.11 instance. many a times they are random, in the sense we cannot tie a particular scenario as the cause for it! But a few times we can ...
    Gurjeet SinghGurjeet Singh
    Jul 18, 2008 at 3:54 am
    Jul 21, 2008 at 11:39 pm
  • Kless wrote: Yes, they must be managed by the language. Which is why it should be part of the standard. That way, changing databases does not require changing code. Yep, which in the grand scheme of ...
    Jul 14, 2008 at 8:10 am
    Jul 15, 2008 at 9:29 pm
  • I'm looking at shortlisting things that I'll be working on for 8.4. I've thrown out a few small patches I had, but now am looking at these projects: * Hot Standby * Logical replication via ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jul 22, 2008 at 3:42 pm
    Aug 12, 2008 at 3:50 am
  • (taking the discussions to -hackers) Well in the worst case that is true. But in most other cases, the second pass work will be combined with other normal activities and the overhead will be shared, ...
    Pavan DeolaseePavan Deolasee
    Jul 14, 2008 at 3:51 am
    Sep 1, 2008 at 6:44 am
  • Dear Hackers, it has been two years, since I've presented my work on Postgres-R for the first time to a broader audience in Toronto. I continued maintaining that code in my spare time, but to be ...
    Markus WannerMarkus Wanner
    Jul 14, 2008 at 3:47 pm
    Jul 17, 2008 at 5:53 am
  • Hi, after long discussion with Mr. Kotala, we've decided to redesign our collation support proposal. For those of you who aren't familiar with my WIP patch and comments from other hackers here's the ...
    Radek StrnadRadek Strnad
    Jul 10, 2008 at 9:24 pm
    Jul 24, 2008 at 6:32 am
  • Oh I see. Between this and looking again at the warning list, I see that it will probably take a lot more work than I thought. There are about 450 occurrences of the assumption that sizeof(size_t) == ...
    Ken CamannKen Camann
    Jul 2, 2008 at 7:32 pm
    Jul 6, 2008 at 12:40 am
  • Hi, I have a patch that I have been using to support postgresql's notion of ident authentication when using unix domain sockets on Solaris. This patch basically just adds support for using ...
    Garick HamlinGarick Hamlin
    Jul 3, 2008 at 5:41 pm
    Nov 18, 2008 at 1:15 pm
  • I notice that we now have four buildfarm members failing in the 8.1 branch, with symptoms indicating that they are running python 2.5, which pre-8.2 plpython has known incompatibilities with. I think ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jul 28, 2008 at 3:58 pm
    Jul 29, 2008 at 7:22 pm
  • Currently, one cannot perform a concurrent VACUUM and ANALYZE. This is a significant problem for tables which are not only large and have designated cost-delays, but which are also heavily inserted ...
    Jonah H. HarrisJonah H. Harris
    Jul 21, 2008 at 9:50 pm
    Jul 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm
  • There's a behavior in pg_dump that annoyed me a little bit, the last few times i had to deal with it: Consider you have to dump a specific namespace only, you are going to use pg_dump -n <your_schema ...
    Bernd HelmleBernd Helmle
    Jul 7, 2008 at 1:49 pm
    Jul 22, 2008 at 8:21 pm
  • One issue is "tag" field. The type is now uint32. It's enough in my plugin, but if some people need to add more complex structures in PlannedStmt, Node type would be better rather than uint32. Which ...
    ITAGAKI TakahiroITAGAKI Takahiro
    Jul 7, 2008 at 2:03 am
    Jul 18, 2008 at 8:42 pm
  • These are my review comments on Mark Woodward's "SSL configure patch": http://archives.postgresql.org/message-id/36152. (The patch is ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Jul 8, 2008 at 2:57 am
    Nov 21, 2008 at 2:17 pm
  • I happily announce that the first design of window function was finished and the patch against HEAD is released online. See http://umitanuki.net/pgsql/wfv03/design.html The window functions such like ...
    Jul 28, 2008 at 10:26 am
    Aug 20, 2008 at 2:44 pm
  • CREATE TABLE LIKE is useful to create a new partition from a template table. We can use 3 options (INCLUDING DEFAULTS, CONSTRAINTS and INDEXES) to copy more parameters from the template, but there ...
    ITAGAKI TakahiroITAGAKI Takahiro
    Jul 24, 2008 at 10:09 am
    Aug 13, 2008 at 3:03 pm
  • Hi, Here is the lastest WITH RECURSIVE patches against CVS HEAD created by Yoshiyuki Asaba and minor corrections by Tatsuo Ishii. (David Fetter's psql help patches are not included. It seems his git ...
    Tatsuo IshiiTatsuo Ishii
    Jul 17, 2008 at 9:40 am
    Jul 21, 2008 at 1:14 am
  • Hi, As I proposed a month before, I am working on window function. Although this work is at quite early step, I would like to introduce it since a part of it have been finished. If you can afford and ...
    Jul 5, 2008 at 10:04 am
    Jul 17, 2008 at 9:21 am
  • The new data type, UUID, is stored as a string -char(16)-: ------------ struct pg_uuid_t { unsigned char data[UUID_LEN]; }; #define UUID_LEN 16 ------------ but this it's very inefficient as you can ...
    Jul 10, 2008 at 2:41 pm
    Jul 10, 2008 at 5:41 pm
  • Here's a patch implementing the TODO item "Add a separate TRUNCATE permission". Hopefully I found all the bits that needed to be modified to make this work. Any feedback appreciated. Thanks, ...Robert
    Robert HaasRobert Haas
    Jul 26, 2008 at 9:44 pm
    Aug 3, 2008 at 8:34 pm
  • I have some suggestions for additional psql features. I'm not planning to work on them myself, just proposing them so others can do so if they agree and wish to do so. * default values for ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Jul 24, 2008 at 9:45 am
    Jul 25, 2008 at 7:55 pm
  • Howdy, I've attached a new patch with the latest revisions of for the citext contrib module patch. The changes include: * Using strlen() to pass string lengths to the comparison function, since ...
    David E. WheelerDavid E. Wheeler
    Jul 16, 2008 at 5:55 am
    Jul 22, 2008 at 9:17 pm
  • Currently, config.sgml still describes the new "enum" GUC variables as being of type "string" --- but pg_settings says they are "enum". This is not very consistent, but I wonder whether changing the ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Jul 1, 2008 at 9:12 pm
    Nov 21, 2008 at 7:42 pm
  • Hi, As you certainly know by now, Postgres-R introduces an additional manager process. That one is forked from the postmaster, so are all backends, no matter if they are processing local or remote ...
    Markus WannerMarkus Wanner
    Jul 23, 2008 at 7:17 am
    Jul 30, 2008 at 8:07 am
  • Hi, We've detected what I think is some sort of index corruption in 8.1. The server is running 8.1.11, so AFAICT the problem with truncated pages in vacuum is already patched and accounted for (i.e. ...
    Alvaro HerreraAlvaro Herrera
    Jul 7, 2008 at 9:16 pm
    Jul 14, 2008 at 7:33 pm
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