On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:47 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> The CommitFest application currently reflects 17 remaining patches for
> CommitFest 2011-01.
Now we're down to 12. As usual, the last few patches take the longest...
> 1. Change pg_last_xlog_receive_location not to move backwards. We
> don't have complete consensus on what to do here. If we can agree on
> a way forward, I think we can finish this one up pretty quickly. It's
> partially being held up by #2.
> 2. Synchronous replication. Splitting up this patch has allowed some
> progress to be made here, but there is a lot left to do, and I fear
> that trying to hash out the design issues at this late date is not
> going to lead to a great final product. The proposed timeout to make
> the server boot out clients that don't seem to be responding is not
> worth committing, as it will only work when the server isn't
> generating WAL, which can't be presumed to be the normal state of
> affairs. The patch to avoid ever letting the WAL sender status go
> backward from catchup to streaming was committed without discussion,
> and needs to be reverted for reasons discussed on that thread. An
> updated version of the main patch has yet to be posted.
This has gotten a bunch of review, on several different threads. I
assume Simon will publish an update when he gets back to his
> 3, 4, 5. SQL/MED. Tom has picked up the main FDW API patch, which I
> expect means it'll go in. I am not so sure about the FDW patches,
> though: in particular, based on Heikki's comments, the postgresql_fdw
> patch seems to be badly in need of some more work. The file_fdw patch
> may be in better shape (I'm not 100% sure), but it needs the encoding
> fix patch Itagaki Takahiro recently proposed. For this to be
> worthwhile, we presumably need to get at least one FDW committed along
> with the API patch.
The core and file_fdw patches are in; postgresql_fdw is being reworked
by the author.
> 6. Writeable CTEs. Tom said he'd look at this one.
> 7. contrib/btree_gist KNN. Needs updating as a result of the
> extensions patch. This ball is really in Teodor and Oleg's court.
No change on these.
> 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14. PL/python patches. I believe Peter was
> working on these, but I haven't seen any updates in a while.
Peter committed two of these seven, leaving five to be addressed.
> 15. Fix snapshot taking inconsistencies. Tom said he'd look at this one.
No change on this one.
> 16. synchronized snapshots. Alvaro is working on this one.
Lots of discussion of this one, but current status is not clear to me.
Alvaro, are you working on this actively?
> 17. determining client_encoding from client locale. This is Peter's
> patch. Peter, are you planning to commit this?
Peter committed this one.
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