Re: [HACKERS] Can ICU be used for a database's default sort order?

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: Andrey Borodin <x4mmm(at)yandex-team(dot)ru>
Cc: Peter Geoghegan <pg(at)bowt(dot)ie>, Peter Eisentraut <peter(dot)eisentraut(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Vladimir Borodin <root(at)simply(dot)name>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Marina Polyakova <m(dot)polyakova(at)postgrespro(dot)ru>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Can ICU be used for a database's default sort order?
Date: 2018-03-02 06:14:03
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On 2018-02-10 20:45:40 +0500, Andrey Borodin wrote:
> I've contacted Postgres Professional. Marina Polyakova had kindly provided their patch.
> The patch allows to use libc locale with ICU collation as default for cluster or database.
> It seems that this patch brings important long-awaited feature and deserves to be included in last v11 commitfest.
> Peter, everyone, do you agree with this? Or should we better adapt this work through v12 cycle?
> I'm planning to provide review asap and do necessary changes if required (this was discussed with Marina and Postgres Professional).

This patch was submitted for the last v11 commitfest, it's not a trivial
patch, and hasn't yet been reviewed. I'm afraid the policy is that large
patches shouldn't be submitted for the last commitfest... Thus I think
this should be moved to the next one.


Andres Freund

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