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Re: fsutil ideas

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Peter Brant <Peter(dot)Brant(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Subject: Re: fsutil ideas
Date: 2006-02-24 23:00:30
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Oh, so does it actually involve any server modifications? Or can it just
go into pgfoundry?
On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 08:25:03AM -0600, Peter Brant wrote:
> The code in question is written as C extension functions.  I think we
> were thinking it might be something for contrib (although perhaps that
> would be too much of an official blessing too?)
> 
> Pete
> 
> >>> "Jim C. Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com> 02/24/06 8:04 am >>>
> Isn't this something that could be accomplished entirely within a
> function? I suppose it might have to be an untrusted language, but
> that
> still seems cleaner than putting it in the backend. Plus, ISTM that
> something like perl is more likely to have a cross-platform means of
> accomplishing this.
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