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Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Make CheckRequiredParameterValues() depend upon correct

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Aidan Van Dyk <aidan(at)highrise(dot)ca>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: Make CheckRequiredParameterValues() depend upon correct
Date: 2010-04-29 17:42:40
Message-ID: 1272562960.2733.11.camel@jd-desktop.unknown.charter.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2010-04-29 at 13:03 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:

> There is not only a performance penalty, but a reliability penalty.
> Enabling these switches turns on a whole lot of code that, with all
> due respect to those who have worked on it, is absolutely positively
> guaranteed to be full of bugs.  Not all of which are going to be flushed
> out during beta.  If we ship 9.0 with these things on by default, it
> will result in an immediate reliability downgrade for installations that
> are simply doing what they did before and not even interested in HS/SR.
> 
> Maybe by 9.1 or 9.2 it would be sensible to have some of this code
> turned on by default.  But it is absolutely not in keeping with this
> project's mindset or historical practice to enable it by default now.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane

+1

Joshua D. Drake


> 


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