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Re: Win32, PITR, nested transactions, tablespaces

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Win32, PITR, nested transactions, tablespaces
Date: 2004-05-28 14:57:48
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> On Fri, 28 May 2004, Tatsuo Ishii wrote:
>
>>>>> Hi Bruce,
>>>>>
>>>>> Is that core's decision that:
>>>>>
>>>>> o below all four major features will be incorporated into 7.5
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> We don't know.  If they can be added to CVS without major changes, 
>>>> they
>>>> will be in 7.5.  As far as I can tell:
>>>>
>>>>     Win32 has 98% of its code in CVS, so it will make it
>>>>     Tablespaces - Christopher says it is ready, and has run tests
>>>>     PITR - some functionality might be in 7.5, but we aren't sure
>>>>     Nested transactions - Alvaro thinks it is close, but we don't know
>>>
>>
>> Today is May 28. So if nobody will not commit above within 3 days, non
>> of them will be in 7.5(8.0). Am I correct?
>
>
> Not necessarily ... there are several Win32 related features that 
> still haven't been committed (that I've seen) that will push back the 
> release, and hopefully give some time for the other ones to get in ...
>
> Off the top of my head ... the Installer and Service Manager come to 
> mind ... and Tom's fsync changes ...
>
> Right now, I'd say feature freeze is looking more like next Friday 
> (June 4th), and we're evaluate it then ... that should hopefully give 
> the above time to flesh out and get into CVS ...
>

The Installer is a pgFoundry project, and unaffected by feature freeze. 
See http://pginstaller.projects.postgresql.org (Note: Magnus hasn't put 
anything there yet, though.)

I certainly get the feeling that things are being rushed just a bit too 
much, and think having a extra few days of breathing space makes sense.

cheers

andrew

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