Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> 2011/10/25 Shigeru Hanada <shigeru(dot)hanada(at)gmail(dot)com>:
>> I'd like to propose pgsql_fdw, FDW for external PostgreSQL server, as a
>> contrib module. I think that this module would be the basis of further
>> SQL/MED development for core, e.g. join-push-down and ANALYZE support.
> I have not looked at the code itself, but I wonder if we shouldn't
> consider making this a part of core-proper, not just a contrib module.
> The fact that it isn't *already* available in core surprises a lot of
We've just spent a whole lot of blood and sweat on making the extension
mechanism work nicely. I don't understand this urge to not use it.
ATM I'm not sure it's even a good idea to push pgsql_fdw into contrib.
Once we do that its release schedule will get locked to core's ---
wouldn't it be better to keep flexibility for now, while it's in such
regards, tom lane
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