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Re: pgAdmin for Greenplum database?

From: Chuck McDevitt <cmcdevitt(at)greenplum(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgAdmin for Greenplum database?
Date: 2009-02-10 20:58:24
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Page [mailto:dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 12:39 AM
> To: Chuck McDevitt
> Cc: pgadmin-hackers
> Subject: Re: pgAdmin for Greenplum database?
>
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 1:33 AM, Chuck McDevitt
> <cmcdevitt(at)greenplum(dot)com> wrote:
> > I've been working on updating pgAdmin to support the Greenplum
> database (www.greenplum.com).
> >
> > I'm wondering if the pgAdmin project would want to accept changes to
> add Greenplum support, or if I should just branch and have my own
> pgAdmin that is special for Greenplum (gpAdmin ?).
> >
> > I've been making this change in a way that doesn't affect PostgreSQL
> support or EDB support, but only shows the new functionality if
> connected to a Greenplum database system.  But there is quite a bit to
> the change, as Greenplum has many features not in standard PostgreSQL.
>
> Hi Chuck,
>
> I discussed this with Scott Yara (perhaps 18 months ago now) and we
> agreed that we'd aim to include any Greenplum changes, provided they
> don't affect the PG or EDB support (not a problem from what you say),
> and that they weren't so invasive that they'd cause us maintenance
> problems having to work around code that most of us probably couldn't
> test or exercise properly.
>
> I'm still happy for us to do that as it was always hoped that pgAdmin
> could be used by PostgreSQL derivatives (in fact, that's why we chose
> the Artistic licence, and the reason for features such as the runtime
> rebranding). My main concern at the moment is that we're pretty close
> to beta and I'll need to find review time for any new code.
>
> Can you post your patches ASAP so we can see how large they are and
> how much work will be involved?
>
> --
> Dave Page
> EnterpriseDB UK:   http://www.enterprisedb.com

And here are some of the new source files for the change.

The changes aren't quite ready yet, I still have work to do.


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