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Open 6.4 items

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org (PostgreSQL-development)
Subject: Open 6.4 items
Date: 1998-10-02 21:58:00
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Possible additions
cidr/IP address type(Tom Helbekkmo, Bruce Momjian)
rewrite system(Jan)
notify fixes(Tom)

Serious Items
change pg args for platforms that don't support argv changes
	(setproctitle()?, sendmail hack?)
have psql dump out rules text with new function
man pages/sgml synchronization
generate html/postscript documentation
generate postmaster pid file and remove flock/fcntl lock code
CREATE TABLE test (x text, s serial) fails if no database creation permission
regression test all platforms

Minor items
cnf-ify still can exhaust memory, make SET KSQO more generic
permissions on indexes:  what do they do?  should it be prevented?
multi-verion concurrency control - work-in-progress for 6.5
improve reporting of syntax errors by showing location of error in query
use index with constants on functions
allow chaining of pages to allow >8k tuples
allow multiple generic operators in expressions without the use of parentheses
document/trigger/rule so changes to pg_shadow create pg_pwd
large objects orphanage
improve group handling
no min/max for oid type
improve PRIMARY KEY handling

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