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Re: thousands comma numeric formatting in psql

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Eugen Nedelcu <eugen(at)sifolt(dot)ro>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: thousands comma numeric formatting in psql
Date: 2005-07-15 18:21:22
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Eugen Nedelcu wrote:
> The new code is broken. Please test it with resonably large tables.
> Do not test it with querys like: select -132323435.34343;
> If I use a query like:
> select * from my_table limit 100;
> I can't see anything on my screen until I hit CTRL^C
> If I use a pager (\pset pager less) strange things happened:
> I can't see anything on my screen, hit CTRL^C, then quit psql,
> reset xterm, then less is still running and eat lots of memory and
> cpu.

I did:

	SELECT random() * 1000000000 INTO test 
	FROM generate_series(1,100000);
	\pset numericsep
	SELECT * FROM test;

and it seemed to work fine.  Did you do a complete rebuild/install?

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