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  • Hi, In response to this you will soon find the 14 patches that currently implement $subject. I'll go over each one after showing off for a bit: Start postgres: Start postgres instance (with ...
    Andres FreundAndres Freund
    Nov 15, 2012 at 12:27 am
    Dec 19, 2012 at 2:04 am
  • As I understand it, the main part of the remaining work to be done for the checksums patch (at least the first commit) is to have a better way to enable/disable them. For the sake of simplicity ...
    Jeff DavisJeff Davis
    Nov 9, 2012 at 1:01 am
    Jan 10, 2013 at 7:04 pm
  • As a followup to Magnus's report that pg_upgrade was slow for many tables, I did some more testing with many tables, e.g.: CREATE TABLE test991 (x SERIAL); I ran it for 0, 1k, 2k, ... 16k tables, and ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Nov 8, 2012 at 2:17 am
    Jan 10, 2013 at 3:46 am
  • Attached is a patch that is still WIP but that I think is getting pretty close to completion. It is not intended to be the be-all and end-all for materialized views, but the minimum useful feature ...
    Kevin GrittnerKevin Grittner
    Nov 15, 2012 at 2:28 am
    Dec 3, 2012 at 4:31 pm
  • Hi, Please find attached to this email an RFC patch implementing the basics of the pg_dump --extension-script option. After much discussion around the concept of an inline extension, we decided last ...
    Dimitri FontaineDimitri Fontaine
    Nov 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm
    Jan 10, 2013 at 4:14 pm
  • Related to discussion here: http://archives.postgresql.org/message-id/CAHyXU0zn5emePLedoZUGrAQiF92F-YjvFr-P5vUh6n0WpKZ6PQ@mail.gmail.com It occurred to me recently that many of the hint bits aren't ...
    Jeff DavisJeff Davis
    Nov 16, 2012 at 12:43 am
    Nov 27, 2012 at 3:48 pm
  • Attached are the patches 1. wal_update_changes_lz_v4 - to use LZ Approach with memcmp to construct WAL record 2. wal_update_changes_modified_lz_v5 - to use modified LZ Approach as mentioned above as ...
    Amit kapilaAmit kapila
    Nov 8, 2012 at 5:34 pm
    Jan 12, 2013 at 3:50 am
  • Magnus reported that a customer with a million tables was finding pg_upgrade slow. I had never considered many table to be a problem, but decided to test it. I created a database with 2k tables like ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Nov 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm
    Dec 4, 2012 at 3:50 am
  • Hi. There are two or three places in the Postgres source that implement heap sort (e.g. tuplesort.c, nodeMergeAppend.c), and it's also needed by the BDR code. It seemed reasonable to factor out the ...
    Abhijit Menon-SenAbhijit Menon-Sen
    Nov 14, 2012 at 1:11 pm
    Nov 29, 2012 at 4:17 pm
  • This is a proposal to create some basic functions to extract values from json. The simple functions I envision would be: * json_object_keys(json) = setof text returns the set of dequoted, unescaped ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Nov 28, 2012 at 5:05 pm
    Dec 5, 2012 at 7:52 pm
  • During normal running, operations such as btree page splits are extremely careful about the order in which they acquire and release buffer locks, if they're doing something that concurrently modifies ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Nov 9, 2012 at 11:24 pm
    Nov 13, 2012 at 6:43 pm
  • For 9.2 we discussed having COPY setting tuples as frozen. Various details apply. Earlier threads: "RFC: Making TRUNCATE more "MVCC-safe" "COPY with hints, rebirth" I was unhappy with changing the ...
    Simon RiggsSimon Riggs
    Nov 7, 2012 at 3:35 pm
    Nov 12, 2012 at 7:28 pm
  • Following the sig is a first cut at a patch (written by Atri) that attempts to mitigate hint bit i/o penalty when many pages worth of tuples are sequentially written out with the same transaction ...
    Merlin MoncureMerlin Moncure
    Nov 6, 2012 at 11:55 pm
    Dec 14, 2012 at 1:58 pm
  • Hello Álvaro, first of all, thank you for bringing this up again and providing a patch. My first attempt on that was more than two years ago [1]. As the author of a former bgworker patch, I'd like to ...
    Markus WannerMarkus Wanner
    Nov 28, 2012 at 1:57 pm
    Dec 6, 2012 at 4:59 am
  • Hello, I am encountering an error on my Postgres installation for Windows Server 64-bit. The error was posted here<http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-bugs/2012-09/msg00014.php a couple months ago ...
    Matthew GerberMatthew Gerber
    Nov 2, 2012 at 6:25 pm
    Dec 17, 2012 at 2:45 am
  • Thanks Simon. Looks like a severe data corruption issue. Is there a minor release planned in near future or would this need one ? Please let me know if you need any help with this. I investigated ...
    Pavan DeolaseePavan Deolasee
    Nov 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm
    Nov 27, 2012 at 7:10 pm
  • This was rather surprising - my synchronous commit was... not cancelled. Is this expected behaviour? d5r5fdj6u5ieml= begin; BEGIN d5r5fdj6u5ieml= set synchronous_commit = 'on'; SET d5r5fdj6u5ieml= ...
    Peter van HardenbergPeter van Hardenberg
    Nov 1, 2012 at 1:39 am
    Nov 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm
  • Yeah, we already know that unpatched make 3.82 has got serious parallelism bugs: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2012-09/msg00397.php I wonder whether adding another .NOTPARALLEL ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Nov 28, 2012 at 11:01 pm
    Nov 30, 2012 at 12:32 am
  • Parsing log files for commonly needed performance data is no fun. As a next step toward eliminating that, I've been working on how to approach this similarly to how pg_stat_statements can cut down on ...
    Greg SmithGreg Smith
    Nov 1, 2012 at 11:08 pm
    Nov 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm
  • I'm breaking this out into it's own thread, for my own sanity if nothing else :) And it's an isolated feature after all. I still agree with the previous review at ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    Nov 21, 2012 at 6:19 pm
    Dec 4, 2012 at 12:59 pm
  • While doing a rather contrived test of something else, using: perl -le 'print "create table foo (x serial); drop table foo;" foreach (1..1e6)'|psql I noticed starvation of autovacuum launcher process ...
    Jeff JanesJeff Janes
    Nov 8, 2012 at 8:36 pm
    Nov 9, 2012 at 3:13 pm
  • Is there any fundamental or philosophical reason why a foreign table can't accept arguments? Should that be a TODO? Right now, to accept arguments to a from-clause item, you have to use an SRF, which ...
    Jeff DavisJeff Davis
    Nov 4, 2012 at 7:59 pm
    Nov 7, 2012 at 5:33 am
  • Independent of the discussion of how to edit configuration files from SQL, I had another idea how many of the use cases for this could be handled. We already have the ability to store in ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Nov 15, 2012 at 5:53 pm
    Nov 17, 2012 at 9:23 pm
  • Here is a WIP patch for enhancements to json generation. First, there is the much_requested json_agg, which will aggregate rows directly to json. So the following will now work: select ...
    Andrew DunstanAndrew Dunstan
    Nov 21, 2012 at 8:16 pm
    Dec 5, 2012 at 5:01 pm
  • Hackers, Attached patch enables GIN to store additional information with item pointers in posting lists and trees. Such additional information could be positions of words, positions of trigrams, ...
    Alexander KorotkovAlexander Korotkov
    Nov 18, 2012 at 9:55 pm
    Dec 23, 2012 at 11:48 pm
  • The attached patch adds a new event type of object_access_hook; named OAT_POST_ALTER. As literal, it allows extensions to catch controls just after system catalogs are updated. It also adds sepgsql ...
    Kohei KaiGaiKohei KaiGai
    Nov 15, 2012 at 8:11 pm
    Dec 13, 2012 at 10:05 am
  • I have a feature request, which at one level should require little code change, but at another level may require more. Since Postgres 9.3 is going to be doing some significant feature additions for ...
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Nov 15, 2012 at 7:44 am
    Nov 16, 2012 at 4:25 am
  • Hi, I noticed this behavior on master and it seems like a bug to me: postgres=# CREATE TABLE test (a float check (a 10.2)); CREATE TABLE postgres=# CREATE TABLE test_child() INHERITS(test); CREATE ...
    Pavan DeolaseePavan Deolasee
    Nov 2, 2012 at 11:52 am
    Nov 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm
  • Some of you will be aware that I've tried to formulate a good general recommendation for setting the value of commit_delay, in light of the improvements made in 9.3. I previously asked for help ...
    Peter GeogheganPeter Geoghegan
    Nov 14, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    Nov 19, 2012 at 8:38 pm
  • Hello I found so we doesn't have functionality for simply text aligning - so I propose support width for %s like printf's behave. glibc implementation knows a rule for precision, that I don't would ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Nov 16, 2012 at 9:43 am
    Dec 31, 2012 at 5:22 am
  • Attached is a first WIP saving Timing Events via a new hook, grabbed by a new pg_timing_events contrib module. This only implements a small portion of the RFP spec I presented earlier this month, and ...
    Greg SmithGreg Smith
    Nov 15, 2012 at 9:56 am
    Dec 12, 2012 at 8:08 am
  • Hello here is a updated patch Regards Pavel
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Nov 3, 2012 at 6:46 pm
    Nov 27, 2012 at 9:59 am
  • Hi, Attached is a patch (against head) which documents the name of the constraint and index created when using PRIMARY KEY with CREATE TABLE, and the name of the index created when using UNIQUE. I ...
    Karl O. PincKarl O. Pinc
    Nov 12, 2012 at 4:26 pm
    Nov 25, 2012 at 10:43 pm
  • I looked into the problem complained of here: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2012-11/msg00279.php which turns out to have nothing to do with joins and everything to do with the fact ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Nov 13, 2012 at 5:18 am
    Nov 14, 2012 at 7:53 am
  • Follow up to discussion: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2012-11/msg00817.php I worked out a patch that replaces PD_ALL_VISIBLE with calls to visibilitymap_test. It rips out a lot of ...
    Jeff DavisJeff Davis
    Nov 22, 2012 at 2:25 am
    Dec 5, 2012 at 9:40 am
  • Hi, Is there the way to know the number of pending entries in GIN index which was created with FASTUPDATE = on? If not, is it worth implementing the function returning that number? I sometimes would ...
    Fujii MasaoFujii Masao
    Nov 2, 2012 at 4:49 pm
    Dec 5, 2012 at 8:21 am
  • Here is a patch to support RFC 2255 LDAP URLs in pg_hba.conf. So, instead of, say host ... ldap ldapserver=ldap.example.net ldapbasedn="dc=example, dc=net" ldapsearchattribute=uid you could write ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Nov 13, 2012 at 3:39 am
    Dec 4, 2012 at 10:50 am
  • Hello Dimitri * patching (success) pavel ~/src/postgresql $ patch -p1 < binBUNnKQVPBP patching file src/backend/catalog/heap.c patching file src/backend/commands/event_trigger.c patching file ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Nov 22, 2012 at 10:47 am
    Dec 5, 2012 at 7:46 am
  • Hi Amit I have reviewed and tested the patch, Following are my observations and comments. Basic stuff ----------------- - Patch applies OK - Compiles cleanly with no warnings - All regression tests ...
    Muhammad UsamaMuhammad Usama
    Nov 23, 2012 at 12:08 am
    Nov 28, 2012 at 10:33 am
  • The third CommitFest for PostgreSQL 9.3 development is now officially active. If you have the time and interest to review one of the many patches submitted, claim it by adding yourself as a reviewer ...
    Greg SmithGreg Smith
    Nov 16, 2012 at 7:20 am
    Dec 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm
  • Hello here is patch, that enables using a variadic parameter modifier for variadic "any" function. Motivation for this patch is consistent behave of "format" function, but it fixes behave of all this ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    Nov 4, 2012 at 11:49 am
    Dec 10, 2012 at 9:24 am
  • The INT_MIN / -1 crash problem was partially addressed in 2006 and commit 9fc6f4e1ae107f44807c4906105e1f7eb052ecb1. http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-patches/2006-06/msg00102.php However, the fix ...
    Xi WangXi Wang
    Nov 18, 2012 at 11:24 pm
    Nov 19, 2012 at 5:17 pm
  • Return 0 for INT_MIN % -1 (64-bit) instead of throwing an exception. This patch complements commit f9ac414c that fixed int4mod(). --- src/backend/utils/adt/int8.c | 4 ++++ src/include/c.h | 7 +++++++ ...
    Xi WangXi Wang
    Nov 14, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    Nov 14, 2012 at 10:08 pm
  • Would it be possible to provide libpq in separate tarbal or is that too much to ask for ? Thank you! Kind regards Stefan
    Nov 6, 2012 at 7:11 pm
    Nov 6, 2012 at 10:34 pm
  • Hi, maybe this is a better group for this question? I can't see why creating foreign key on table A referencing table B, generates an AccessExclusiveLock on B. It seems (to a layman :-) ) that only ...
    Filip RembiałkowskiFilip Rembiałkowski
    Nov 8, 2012 at 8:46 am
    Dec 6, 2012 at 12:13 am
  • hi When i test psql under multi-lingual and different encoding environment, I found a crash of psql. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- $ export ...
    Nov 29, 2012 at 8:05 am
    Dec 2, 2012 at 1:26 pm
  • We're about due for a new set of back-branch update releases. After some discussion among the packagers, it seems the best window for getting this done before the holiday season sets in is next ...
    Tom LaneTom Lane
    Nov 26, 2012 at 3:47 pm
    Nov 26, 2012 at 6:23 pm
  • After upgrading a pretty big database (serveral hundred gig) from 8.2 to 9.2 I'm getting some "PANIC: could not write to log file" messages. Actually I got two of them. One yesterday and one today. * ...
    Cyril VELTERCyril VELTER
    Nov 21, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    Nov 26, 2012 at 11:24 am
  • hi I found a small bug in ecpg command and try to fix it. Please check if it is correct. When use a struct variable whose name length is very very long such as 12KB in .pgc source, ecpg will core ...
    Chen HuajunChen Huajun
    Nov 22, 2012 at 10:10 am
    Nov 26, 2012 at 6:05 am
  • I think it might be worth adding -Wlogical-op to the standard warning options (for supported compilers, determined by configure test). `-Wlogical-op' Warn about suspicious uses of logical operators ...
    Peter EisentrautPeter Eisentraut
    Nov 15, 2012 at 6:17 am
    Nov 23, 2012 at 9:28 pm
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