Robert Haas wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes:
>>> OTOH, I'd hate to hold the commitfest hostage for that. Perhaps it
>>> should be returned to author at this point, I should move on to other
>>> patches to get the commitfest closed ASAP, and continue reviewing and
>>> polishing that right after the commitfest.
>> FWIW, I'd rather you kept focusing on those two patches while other
>> committers work on the rest. From what I've seen you're finding a
>> whole lot of broken or at least questionable stuff, and even if they're
>> individually minor issues, that adds up to a lot of instability.
>> I agree that these patches need special attention and should not be
>> treated exactly the same as we'd treat smaller patches.
> I tend to agree. I think it's reasonable for you (meaning Heikki) to
> devote far more time and effort to those patches than you would to
> other patches implementing more run-of-the-mill features, and it seems
> like there is no shortage of things to find and fix. I don't think
> that having you take a break to work on other patches is going to be
> to the overall benefit of the project (and many of the more
> significant remaining patches look like they are right up Tom's alley
Ok, good, I'm more than happy to continue fine-combing hot standby.
> That having been said, if Hot Standby is still closer to commit than
> Streaming Replication, it might make sense to push Streaming
> Replication off until November, or at least post-CommitFest.
Commitfest or no-commitfest, I'm planning to continue working on the
streaming replication patch in any case until it's committed.
> Do you
> have any sense of how soon you'll feel confident to commit either
I'm bad at estimating. Not this week for sure, and next week I'm
traveling and won't be able to spend as much time on it as I am right
now. If no new major issues are found, and all the outstanding issues
are resolved by me or Simon by then, maybe the week after that.
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