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Re: [HACKERS] LZTEXT for rule plan stings

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Jan Wieck <wieck(at)debis(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL HACKERS <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] LZTEXT for rule plan stings
Date: 2000-02-25 21:14:25
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.21.0002251713440.81087-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Jan Wieck wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>     there  was  discussion  about  readding  the  lztext type for
>     internal use in pg_rewrite for 7.0, then remove it again once
>     we have TOAST.
> 
>     Was  because  significant growth of the rule plan strings due
>     to other changes can cause views/rules to be rejected by 7.0,
>     that easily worked with 6.5.
> 
>     I've reconstructed the entire lztext type now from CVS, could
>     reapply changes and reactivate deleted  files  from  ./Attic.
>     Will  work on a NOTICE/ERROR message now, preventing users to
>     use it in their schemas.
> 
>     But it requires an initdb and we're in BETA. So I better  ask
>     if someone complains.

this close to the beginning of beta, I would say go for it ... the
benefits of doing so, as I undesrtand it, *far* outweighs the disadvantage
of requiring an initdb ...



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