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Re: profiling plpgsql functions..

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Rajesh Kumar Mallah <mallah(at)trade-india(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: profiling plpgsql functions..
Date: 2003-04-29 14:27:55
Message-ID: 26413.1051626475@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Rajesh Kumar Mallah <mallah(at)trade-india(dot)com> writes:
> Is printing timeofday() at various points a good idea
> of profiling plpgsql functions?

Sure.

> also is anything wrong with following fragment ?
> RAISE INFO '' % , message here ... '' , timeofday() ;

IIRC, RAISE is pretty slovenly implemented :-( ... it will only take
plain variable references as additional arguments.  So you'll have to
do

		var := timeofday();
		RAISE INFO ''... '', var;

I believe timeofday() produces TEXT, so declare the var that way.

			regards, tom lane


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