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  • Hi, Current pg_standby is dangerous because the presence of the trigger file causes recovery to end whether or not the next WAL file is available. So, some *available* transactions may be lost at ...
    Fujii MasaoFujii Masao
    Mar 25, 2009 at 6:29 am
    May 28, 2009 at 1:37 pm
  • The following list of patches are the initial revision of SE-PostgreSQL on the v8.5 development cycle. These are separated into several functional components to help review and commit in earlier ...
    KaiGai KoheiKaiGai Kohei
    Mar 23, 2009 at 9:02 am
    Jul 22, 2009 at 8:31 am
  • Hi there, I and Teodor have several small, but useful patches for text search: 1. Support of filtering dictionaries and unaccent dictionary/function. This is often requested feature, which solves, ...
    Oleg BartunovOleg Bartunov
    Mar 16, 2009 at 4:07 pm
    Mar 27, 2009 at 8:49 pm
  • Hello I did some cleaning on this feature, and I hope so I solve some Tom's objections features: * PostgreSQL's specific syntax for named parameter: value AS name, * Doesn't change rules for ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Mar 5, 2009 at 7:41 am
    Aug 10, 2009 at 5:56 pm
  • Hello, Something that continues to grind my teeth about our software is that we are horribly inconsistent with our system catalogs. Now I am fully and 100% aware that changing this will break things ...
    Joshua D. DrakeJoshua D. Drake
    Mar 4, 2009 at 8:33 pm
    Mar 17, 2009 at 8:08 pm
  • Hmm, well, Tom dropped a filtered version of your list into the open items wiki page. http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/PostgreSQL_8.4_Open_Items That includes a whole slough of patches that weren't ...
    Robert HaasRobert Haas
    Mar 27, 2009 at 1:59 am
    Apr 9, 2009 at 10:21 am
  • Note that I'm talking here about the names of the C functions, not the SQL names. The existing hstore has some very dubious choices of function names (for non-static functions) in the C code; ...
    Andrew GierthAndrew Gierth
    Mar 21, 2009 at 2:23 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 12:13 pm
  • Thank you for quick answer. I understand, but when I print from plperlu function notices with result of `env` they're the same in both cases (from remote and local client). So it looks like that ...
    Tomasz OlszakTomasz Olszak
    Mar 16, 2009 at 3:10 pm
    Mar 19, 2009 at 1:55 am
  • latin1db=# SELECT version(); version ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PostgreSQL 8.3.7 on i686-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by GCC gcc (Debian 4.3.3-5) ...
    Heikki LinnakangasHeikki Linnakangas
    Mar 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm
    Apr 8, 2009 at 10:25 am
  • Hi It was one of my worst Friday's finding out that this brain dead implementation of out parameters had been part of fuck up again. This time we did notice it two days too late. I wish for a way to ...
    Asko OjaAsko Oja
    Mar 6, 2009 at 9:29 pm
    Mar 13, 2009 at 5:18 pm
  • I have a patch almost done that adds some obvious but currently missing functionality to hstore, specifically the ability to construct an hstore from a record, and the ability to construct one from a ...
    Andrew GierthAndrew Gierth
    Mar 13, 2009 at 6:21 pm
    Mar 23, 2009 at 10:35 pm
  • Hi. Now, we can check the running query string by pg_stat_activity.current_query. If we can also check previous query_string of idle-in-transaction, it is useful for analysis of long transaction ...
    Tatsuhito KasaharaTatsuhito Kasahara
    Mar 25, 2009 at 9:28 am
    Jul 28, 2009 at 11:43 am
  • All, I was just noticing that doing SET ROLE changes the current session's priviledges, but not any runtime configuration parameters (like work_mem or statement_timeout) associated with the new role. ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 11, 2009 at 9:28 pm
    Mar 28, 2009 at 7:31 pm
  • About a year ago, you talked to the PostgreSQL people about some problem with Solaris getopt_long, and they changed the build to use the internal getopt_long instead of the Solaris one? What was the ...
    Chuck McDevittChuck McDevitt
    Mar 17, 2009 at 3:38 pm
    Apr 6, 2009 at 6:28 am
  • The psql system object display issue has not been completely resolved for 8.4; see 8.4 open items: http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/PostgreSQL_8.4_Open_Items#Changes So what is the proposal? Have ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 28, 2009 at 4:09 am
    Apr 2, 2009 at 3:21 pm
  • Hi, all. gnu gettext have support for correct plural form translation (http://www.gnu.org/software/gettext/manual/html_node/Plural-forms.html), but postgresql does not use it. why not ? maybe it have ...
    Sergey BurladyanSergey Burladyan
    Mar 18, 2009 at 9:21 am
    Mar 30, 2009 at 3:46 pm
  • Attached is a patch to fix the annoying footgun that is pg_dump -d. Myself and many others I know have all at one time or another done this: psql -h localhost -U greg -d postgres pg_dump -h localhost ...
    Greg Sabino MullaneGreg Sabino Mullane
    Mar 9, 2009 at 4:23 pm
    Mar 21, 2009 at 10:16 pm
  • A user on IRC reported a crash (backend segfault) in GiST insertion (in 8.3.5 but I can reproduce this in today's HEAD) that turns out to be due to misbehaviour of gist_box_picksplit. The nature of ...
    Andrew GierthAndrew Gierth
    Mar 26, 2009 at 2:52 pm
    Apr 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm
  • I found an old patch on my disk to enable SSL over Unix-domain sockets. Remember, about a year ago it was discussed that there might also be man-in-the-middle or fake-server attacks using Unix-domain ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Mar 25, 2009 at 12:35 pm
    Apr 6, 2009 at 5:42 pm
  • Hi, Just to warn people that I'm making a comprehensive proof reading of the release notes. Here are the first comments: - "This was available previously via a configure --enable-integer-datetimes ...
    Guillaume SmetGuillaume Smet
    Mar 26, 2009 at 9:13 am
    Apr 7, 2009 at 2:04 am
  • The behavior is pretty intentional according to the source code: /* return NULL for empty input string */ if (inputstring_len < 1) { text_position_cleanup(&state); PG_RETURN_NULL(); } I agree this ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 31, 2009 at 3:26 am
    Mar 31, 2009 at 6:20 pm
  • Hello, I posted my problem (on pgsql-interfaces list) about the INOUT parameters on PostgreSQL 8.3.6 (Win32), but without success. I re-post my question here, while hoping to have more success. When ...
    Ben Ali RachidBen Ali Rachid
    Mar 24, 2009 at 4:54 pm
    Mar 26, 2009 at 6:24 am
  • Hi, I noticed that if you start from a clean tree, it doesn't work to build pg_dump because gram.h has not been generated yet: make -C ../../../src/backend/parser keywords.o make[1]: Entering ...
    Alvaro HerreraAlvaro Herrera
    Mar 3, 2009 at 7:42 pm
    Mar 5, 2009 at 7:37 pm
  • Hi, It seems that if you load libxml into a backend for whatever reason (say you create a table with a column of type xml) and then create a plperlu function that "use XML::LibXML", we get a ...
    Alvaro HerreraAlvaro Herrera
    Mar 6, 2009 at 7:14 pm
    May 13, 2009 at 8:30 pm
  • Hi, We are implementing table partitioning feature to support Range and Hash partitions. Please find attached, the WIP patch and test-cases. The syntax used conforms to most of the suggestions ...
    Kedar PotdarKedar Potdar
    Mar 23, 2009 at 9:45 am
    Apr 1, 2009 at 5:08 am
  • After all, re-initdb is much easier than re-build the whole package. And there seems nothing diffcult to implement this. Is that true?
    Jacky LengJacky Leng
    Mar 11, 2009 at 11:21 am
    Mar 16, 2009 at 4:53 am
  • Hi, small patch for the documentation describing the current pg_start_backup checkpoint behavior as per http://archives.postgresql.org//pgsql-general/2008-09/msg01124.php . Should we note down a TODO ...
    Michael RennerMichael Renner
    Mar 27, 2009 at 8:12 pm
    Apr 6, 2009 at 8:31 pm
  • Here's a little optimization for the parallel restore code, that inhibits reopening the archive file unless the worker will actually need to read from the file (i.e. a data member). It seems to work ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Mar 6, 2009 at 5:01 pm
    Mar 9, 2009 at 3:47 pm
  • I've seen a couple of reports that the new SSL error messages on windows look strange with paths the wrong way. For example: root certificate file "C:\Documents and Settings\<SNIP \Application ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Mar 18, 2009 at 9:24 am
    Feb 27, 2010 at 2:48 pm
  • Hi. I found a TODO item "Add dumping of comments on index columns and composite type columns" for pg_dump and want to write a patch for it. But I'm not sure if I understand the problem correctly. ...
    Mar 23, 2009 at 8:15 am
    Aug 8, 2009 at 6:14 am
  • All, Due to budget constraints, Google needed to cut 50 projects from the Summer of Code this year. We were one of the projects cut (although we can re-apply next year). However, that doesn't mean we ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 25, 2009 at 8:39 pm
    Apr 2, 2009 at 9:27 pm
  • Hi, I had an idea while going home last night and still can't think why it's not implemented already as it seems obvious. The conceptual idea is to have at most one outstanding flush for the log ...
    Sam MasonSam Mason
    Mar 24, 2009 at 11:52 pm
    Mar 28, 2009 at 9:34 pm
  • It's still broken: http://www.pgbuildfarm.org/cgi-bin/show_log.pl?nm=gothic_moth&dt=2009-03-17%2021:06:01 I remain of the opinion that supporting the regression tests in a locale that works like this ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 18, 2009 at 12:36 pm
    May 8, 2009 at 2:55 pm
  • Hello, I think we need two types of profilers: SQL-based and resource-based. We have some SQL-based profilers like slow-query logs (log_min_duration_statement) and contrib/pg_stat_statements in 8.4. ...
    ITAGAKI TakahiroITAGAKI Takahiro
    Mar 9, 2009 at 5:51 am
    Apr 9, 2009 at 10:16 am
  • Most of the Solaris buildfarm members are unhappy this morning. It looks like the ones that are busted have --enable-dtrace, which points the finger at the dtrace probe changes I made yesterday: ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 13, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    Mar 28, 2009 at 12:14 am
  • OK, done: http://momjian.us/cgi-bin/pgsql/open -- Bruce Momjian <bruce@momjian.us http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 20, 2009 at 8:03 pm
    Mar 24, 2009 at 1:45 pm
  • This is my first patch. I hope it's not stupid. We ran into a little issue today where permission/ownership on pg_hba.conf was accidentally changed to something that the postgres user could not read. ...
    Selena DeckelmannSelena Deckelmann
    Mar 4, 2009 at 2:26 am
    Mar 5, 2009 at 9:43 pm
  • Hi, So I've been trying to get a plpython function that removes accented letters, based on a Python snippet posted on another thread. The function is simple enough: create or replace function ...
    Alvaro HerreraAlvaro Herrera
    Mar 31, 2009 at 12:35 am
    Apr 3, 2009 at 7:01 pm
  • By chance I discovered that this query in the regression tests SELECT ntile(NULL) OVER (ORDER BY ten, four), ten, four FROM tenk1 LIMIT 2; stops working if work_mem is small enough: it either dumps ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 26, 2009 at 4:57 pm
    Apr 2, 2009 at 1:37 am
  • The attached patch fixes two issues with parallel restore: * the static buffer problem in dumputils.c::fmtId() on Windows (solution: use thread-local storage) * ReopenPtr() is called too often There ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Mar 9, 2009 at 11:09 pm
    Mar 11, 2009 at 4:47 pm
  • Hello all, i'm playing around with the isn contrib module and ran into an annoying problem. The module defines an is_valid() function which obviously is intended to check the validity of an ISBN ...
    Andreas 'ads' ScherbaumAndreas 'ads' Scherbaum
    Mar 6, 2009 at 1:26 am
    Mar 6, 2009 at 11:43 pm
  • A quick look at contrib/pgstattuple shows that it makes no effort whatsoever to avoid reading temp tables belonging to other sessions. So even if that wasn't Stuart's problem (and I'll bet it was), ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Mar 31, 2009 at 4:20 am
    Mar 31, 2009 at 7:27 pm
  • In the TODO list there is an item "[D] Completed itemAdd array_agg() and UNNEST functions for arrays " marked as done but 5 items below there is: "Add SQL-standard array_agg() and unnest() array ...
    Jaime CasanovaJaime Casanova
    Mar 28, 2009 at 6:27 am
    Apr 9, 2009 at 6:06 pm
  • On the 2009-01-01 win32 release, I noticed I could no longer debug, like when I'd set a breakpoint I'd immediately get the error message: syntax error at or near "," LINE 1: SELECT * FROM ...
    Mar 13, 2009 at 1:21 pm
    Apr 8, 2009 at 4:06 pm
  • The attached patch contains the probes (originally came from Theo Schlossnagle) that were removed from the previous submitted patch. Zdenek had some concerns about the way the probes were implemented ...
    Robert LorRobert Lor
    Mar 6, 2009 at 4:39 am
    Apr 2, 2009 at 9:21 pm
  • While reading the GIN code, I just rediscovered that the GIN partial match support suffers from the same problem that I criticized the "fast insert" patch about, and searching the archives I found ...
    Heikki LinnakangasHeikki Linnakangas
    Mar 2, 2009 at 7:17 pm
    Mar 23, 2009 at 3:38 pm
  • Here's an attempt on my part to summarize the status of the remaining patches. * SE-PostgreSQL. Generally positive feedback from Heikki. New version expected Monday 3/9, with changes to walker.c as ...
    Robert HaasRobert Haas
    Mar 8, 2009 at 2:11 am
    Mar 9, 2009 at 1:35 pm
  • I´m trying to install postgres 8.3.6 at AIX 5.3, and I got a declaration error that I presume its related to this [1] thread. Here´s some info: - Bladecenter IBM JS22 - PowerPC_POWER6 quad 4GHZ 64 ...
    André VolpatoAndré Volpato
    Mar 4, 2009 at 8:46 pm
    Mar 6, 2009 at 9:05 pm
  • I remember someone proposed a patch for that a long time ago: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2006-10/msg00154.php AFAICS there were 2 possible follow-ups to this patch: - only manage ...
    Guillaume SmetGuillaume Smet
    Mar 4, 2009 at 10:42 am
    Mar 5, 2009 at 8:52 pm
  • We seem to have acquired a cardinality() function with almost no discussion, and it has semantics that are a bit surprising to me. I should have thought cardinality(array) would be the total number ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Mar 1, 2009 at 12:52 am
    Mar 2, 2009 at 12:54 am
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