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Re: [HACKERS] sqgfault on initdb with current CVS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>, reedstrm(at)wallace(dot)ece(dot)rice(dot)edu, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] sqgfault on initdb with current CVS
Date: 2000-03-08 00:09:21
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> > > wallace$./configure --prefix=/usr/local/pgsql7.0/ --with-pgport=6666 --enable-debug
> > For some reason, current does not seem to allow "." in the
> > $PGDATA. I'm no sure why this happens at all. I guess it intends to
> > inhibit "./" or "../" for a security reason? If so, that would be
> > apparently an overkill.
> Bruce, can you add this item to the "must fix" list for the 7.0
> release (hint hint - is it time to start that list?? ;)

> Also, please add to the same list:
> o implement the OVERLAPS date/time operator from SQL92 (Thomas)
> o support TIME WITH TIME ZONE timezones in literals (Thomas)
> o add support for full POSIX time zone specification (Thomas)

We don't have any must fixes for 7.0 yet.  Why are these worthy?

> The POSIX time zone stuff is already in there, new for this release,
> but needs to be polished to work with TZs away from GMT. The OVERLAPS
> stuff is coded and being tested now; it just adds a few functions and
> a bit of gram.y syntax.

Initdb required.  You better get an OK from Marc.

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