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Re: contrib/snapshot

From: Jim Nasby <jim(at)nasby(dot)net>
To: Joel Jacobson <joel(at)gluefinance(dot)com>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: contrib/snapshot
Date: 2011-01-02 22:11:25
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On Dec 31, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Joel Jacobson wrote:
> 2010/12/31 Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
> Please call it something other than "snapshot". There's already about 3
> tools called something similar and a couple of different meanings of the
> term in the world of Postgres.
> 
> 
> Thanks, good point.
> Renamed to fsnapshot.

Is it actually limited to functions? ISTM this concept would be valuable for anything that's not in pg_class (in other words, anything that doesn't have user data in it).

Also, I'm not sure why this needs to be in contrib vs pgFoundry.
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Jim C. Nasby, Database Architect                   jim(at)nasby(dot)net
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