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Re: Preparation for Beta

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Preparation for Beta
Date: 2001-10-01 18:59:11
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On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Thomas Lockhart wrote:

> > I agree --- for one thing, we definitely have some bugs in the datetime
> > pg_proc entries.  Unless we want to go into beta with a known initdb
> > yet to do, we've got to wait for Thomas to deal with those.
> I had a chance to work on timestamp features this weekend, and would
> like to apply patches which give us another step toward SQL99 compliance
> with support for specifying precision. As in
>   select timestamp(2) with time zone '2001-09-30 04:06:06.78';
> This uses typmod to adjust precision when date/times are read or written
> to columns, as is done for other data types already. I did *not* alter
> the on-disk format for the types, but I think that the new support may
> be sufficient for compliance and has less overhead than trying to carry
> the precision with every instance of the type.
> I will also look at the remaining catalog issues (didn't get to email
> this weekend), but will not likely have time until this evening (Hawaii
> time :)
> I haven't figured out *where* the docs are supposed to go in the new
> scheme; none of the disk areas known to me on the new machines seem to
> have a documentation directory at all! Where is this stuff supposed to
> go? If things are going in different places, perhaps someone will have
> time to mention, in one message, where those places are and what the
> subdirectory scheme will look like?

the only changes to directory schemes is:

	/var/spool/ftp/* for anon ftp
	/usr/local/www/www for web stuff

directory structures under each should still be as they always were ...

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