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Re: [HACKERS] Lots 'o patches

From: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
To: dg(at)illustra(dot)com (David Gould)
Cc: lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu (Thomas G(dot) Lockhart), hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Lots 'o patches
Date: 1998-06-01 02:01:09
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I don't quite understand "to get the string conversions for the name
data type" (unless it refers to inserting the appropriate info into
the system catalogs), but dump/reload it isn't a problem at all for
me.  It used to really suck, mostly because it was broken, but now it
works great.

On Sun, 31 May 1998, at 16:31:27, David Gould wrote:

> > Oh, requires a dump/reload to get the string conversions for the name
> > data type.
> Ooops. I guess we need to add "make a useful upgrade procedure" to our
> todo list. I am not picking on this patch, it is a problem of long standing
> but as we get into real applications it will become increasingly
> unacceptable.
> -dg
> David Gould            dg(at)illustra(dot)com           510.628.3783 or 510.305.9468 
> Informix Software  (No, really)         300 Lakeside Drive  Oakland, CA 94612
> "Of course, someone who knows more about this will correct me if I'm wrong,
>  and someone who knows less will correct me if I'm right."
>                --David Palmer (palmer(at)tybalt(dot)caltech(dot)edu)

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